Seminars & Webinars



AJA’s Professional Development Seminars & Webinars
focus exclusively on issues specific to the operations of local correctional facilities.

These single or multi-day intensive seminars & webinars provide beneficial and useful information to bring back for use in your facility. Many times the greatest learning experiences come from the networking. Classes include practitioners from all around the country. Many attendees keep in touch with those friends and colleagues they met through AJA training!

Join the thousands of correctional professionals who have turned to AJA for training, while advancing their careers, and strengthening their agencies

2018 Schedule
Seminars & Webinars

(subject to change)

  
May 14 - 16, 2018 | Seminar - Portland, Oregon  CONFIRMED
Objective Jail Classification & Beyond
Instructor: Amanda Lambert


This 2.5 day seminar provides participants with best business practices that are supported through research, evidence and case law in implementing an objective jail classification process.

 
June 21, 2018 | Webinar - Legal Issues and Risk Mitigation Series
Pressing Legal Topics of 2018
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for the first webinar in our Legal Issues and Risk Mitigation Series.

July 9 - 10, 2018 | Seminar - Davenport, Iowa
PREA: Training for Investigators of Sexual Abuse in Confinement Settings
Lead Instructor: Beth Layman


This two-day class is designed specifically for investigators who are responsible for examining allegations (administrative and criminal) of sexual abuse in confinement settings.

 

July 17 - 19 2018 | Seminar - Olathe, Kansas
Legal Issues in Jails
Instructors:  Carrie Hill  & Gerard Horgan


This three-day seminar addresses key legal issues facing jails today as well as Supreme Court decisions of the last 12 months.

 
July 11, 2018 | Webinar - Complimentary
Blended Learning: Success Stories and Strategies
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for this complementary webinar.

 

July 19-20, 2018 | Seminar - Arlington, Virginia
Jail Death Review & Investigations: Best Practices
Lead Instructor: Linda L. Bryant, Esquire
Additional Instructors: Kyle Smiddie, Trial Attorney, U.S. Dept of Justice, Dr. Mark Stern, MD,  Mary Cowhig, Statistician, Mortality in Correctional Institutions, BJS, Attorney Jeff Rosen, Pender & Coward, Mark Chamberlain, Training Coordinator, Lexipol, the Honorable Joseph Baron, Sheriff, Norfolk, Virginia, and former Homicide and IA investigator, Norfolk Police Department, and Gary Harki, Virginia Press Association Investigative Journalist of the Year. 


This two day seminar with national experts on jail deaths will train you how to do your own review in a manner that withstands scrutiny and serves to build community trust.
 

 
July 26, 2018 | Webinar - Legal Issues and Risk Mitigation Series
Medical Legal Issues: Minimizing Your Risk
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for the second webinar in our Legal Issues and Risk Mitigation Series.

 

July 30 - August 2, 2018 | Seminar - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina  
AJA Summit on Small Jails
Instructor: Dr. Randy Garner, Carrie Hill, Eddie Lance

This four-day summit provides participants from small jails tips, advice, and solutions for running a small facility.
 
August 14 - 16, 2018 | Seminar - Charleston, South Carolina  
Legal Issues in Jails
Instructors: Carrie Hill and Dee Hobbs

This three-day seminar addresses key legal issues facing jails today as well as Supreme Court decisions of the last 12 months.
 
August 15, 2018 | Webinar - Complimentary 
The Importance of Incorporating Policy-Based Training into Jail Operations
Instructors: TBA

Register today for this complimentary Webinar.

 
September 10 - 12, 2018 | Seminar - Alabaster, Alabama
Objective Jail Classification & Beyond
Instructor: Amanda Lambert

This 2.5 day seminar provides participants with best business practices that are supported through research, evidence and case law in implementing an objective jail classification process.
September 18 - 19, 2018 | Seminar - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
It's Lonely Up Here: Survival Skills for New Supervisors
Instructor: Sam Davis


This class will focus on pitfalls that often ensnare first-time supervisors, and provide them with a "war bag" to handle situations that no one ever told them about, and deliver the leadership resources to survive effectively and sufficiently.

September 26, 2018 | Webinar - Complimentary
Improving our Emotional and Physical Well-Being: Effective Strategies For Jail Professionals
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for this complementary webinar.

October 4 - 5, 2018 | Seminar - Fort Collins, Colorado
Risk Liability for Jail Supervisors
Instructors: Carrie Hill and Peter Perroncello


This two-day class is designed to assist the jail supervisor to recognize and avoid liability.  The best way to steer clear of litigious situations is to be informed. Instructors will begin with the philosophy of risk management in jails and go straight into the current and future issues to watch.

October 10, 2018 | Webinar - Objective Jail Classification - High Risk/High Need Series
Are You Correctly Assessing Your Risk and Need?
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for the first webinar in our Objective Jail Classification - High Risk/High Need Series.

October 18 - 19, 2018 | Seminar - Sonoma, California
Use of Force in Jails
Instructors: Carrie Hill and Joe McNamara


This two-day class is designed to assist the Jail Command Staff, Supervisors, and Tactical/SRT team leaders and members in the use of force.

November 1, 2018 | Webinar - Objective Jail Classification - High Risk/High Need Series
How Do You Make Your Housing Decisions?
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for the second webinar in our Objective Jail Classification - High Risk/High Need Series.

November 5 - 6, 2018 | Seminar - San Antonio, Texas
Inmate Hearings & Progressive Discipline
Instructors: Brent Craft and Wade Stephens


Participants learn how to communicate effectively with inmates in order to reduce incidents of misbehavior and avoid becoming part of the problem. Attendees also learn to investigate allegations of misbehavior and how to conduct disciplinary hearings that protect the inmate’s due process rights.

December 12, 2018 | Webinar - Objective Jail Classification - High Risk/High Need Series
Who Do You Consider Your "Special Populations?"
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for the third webinar in our Objective Jail Classification - High Risk/High Need Series.

January 24, 2019 | Webinar - Training Management Series
Managing and Delivering a Performance-Driven Training Program: Curriculum Management and Lesson Planning
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for the first webinar in our Training Management Series.

February 13, 2019 | Webinar - Training Management Series
Managing and Delivering a Performance-Driven Training Program: Delivery Methods and Strategies
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for the second webinar in our Training Management Series.

February 18 - 20, 2019 | Seminar - Los Angeles, California
Objective Jail Classification & Beyond
Instructor: TBA


This 2.5 day seminar provides participants with best business practices that are supported through research, evidence and case law in implementing an objective jail classification process.

February 26 - 27, 2019 | Seminar - New Brunswick, New Jersey
Inmate Hearings & Progressive Discipline
Instructors: TBA


Seminar participants learn how to communicate effectively with inmates in order to reduce incidents of misbehavior and avoid becoming part of the problem. Attendees also learn to investigate allegations of misbehavior and how to conduct disciplinary hearings that protect the inmate’s due process rights.

March 12 - 14, 2019 | Seminar - Reno, Nevada  
Legal Issues in Jails
Instructors: TBA


This three-day seminar addresses key legal issues facing jails today as well as Supreme Court decisions of the last 12 months.

March 28, 2019 | Webinar - Training Management Series
Managing and Delivering a Performance-Driven Training Program: Performance-Based Evaluation Methods
Instructors:  TBA


Register today for the third webinar in our Training Management Series.

                                   June 11 - 12, 2019 | Seminar - Atlanta, Georgia
Use of Force in Jails
Instructors: TBA


This two-day class is designed to assist the Jail Command Staff, Supervisors, and Tactical/SRT team leaders and members in the use of force.