CorrectionsOne Academy recently released new courses, expanding our training library of quality, high-liability topics that address today’s corrections related incidents. With a subscription to CorrectionsOne Academy, we offer exclusive access to some of the best training online.
With nearly 300 corrections courses, officers have access to training 24/7, in multiple formats, to meet compliance and credential requirements. Along with new and updated courses released regularly, our training solution offers features that simplify facility training, like course tracking, policy management, custom course creation, and more.
New/Updated Courses Released
- Introduction to Probation
As a Correctional Officer, you are part of the Criminal Justice system, which is made up of three parts: Law Enforcement, Courts, and Corrections. This course will explore the history and current applications of Probation and how they affect your job as well as the criminal justice system. We will walk through evidence-based practices, their benefits, and why they are imperative for everyday use by the probation officer.
- Safety First: A Refresher in Facility Security
This course will provide insight and understanding about the importance of reading the climate of the inmate population, enhancing observation skills, communicating with staff and inmates and maintaining good thinking skills to keeps tensions down in the facility while at the same time maintaining a high level of safety. The CO will learn how to recognize the possibility of inmate violence better, how to read signs of tension in the inmates and how to take proactive action to decrease, rather than escalate violence. The basis of this course is knowledge and awareness about inmate violence and how to prevent it as much as possible.
- Maintaining Boundaries for Corrections Staff
This course is designed to inform anyone that deals with or has contact with incarcerated inmates about manipulation. Inmates will go to great lengths to convince staff to abandon professionalism, common sense and their better judgment in order to violate professional boundaries. This course will discuss these main topics: knowing where you are, knowing who you are dealing with, knowing how inmates target and manipulate staff and learning safeguards and methods to resist the inmate manipulator.
- Building Financial Strength in First Responder Families
You have a great career as a first responder and you are making good money. How do you ensure you can retire with what you need? Many of us do not know the answer to that question. We often plan our budgets and spending, but how many first responder personnel sit down and plan for retirement? It is imperative to start planning for retirement early in your career. This course will provide a basic understanding of financial tools and requirements so that you can achieve economic health. Having a plan is critical to help reduce stress, alleviate ethical issues, maintain security clearances, and stop living paycheck to paycheck.
- CIT for Correctional Facilities
Corrections Officers are confronted daily with incarcerated individuals that suffer from mental illness. Handling incidents that involve those that are diagnosed with mental illness demand an urgency of response, services, and care. This one hour course is designed to increase correctional officers’ ability to recognize and respond to a mental health crisis in jail, prison, or another correctional facility.