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Southwest Florida Public Service Academy 4312 Michigan Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33905
May 5, 2014 at 8:00am - May 8, 2014 at 5:00pm

Presented by the National Institute of Corrections and the Collier County Sheriff's Office

Tuition: Free

Content: This 32-hour program teaches participants the information and skills necessary to develop a formal plan to manage inmate behavior in their respective jails.  It presents the six components of the inmate behavior management strategy as follows:

  • Assessing the risks and needs each inmate presents (inmate classification).
  • Developing an inmate housing plan.
  • Meeting basic inmate needs.
  • Defining and conveying expectations for inmate behavior.
  • Supervising inmates.
  • Keeping inmates productively occupied.

For each component, participants are taught why the component is essential to the plan, the elements of the component and the implementation strategies. Partici pants work within their agency teams to assess where their jail currently stands in relation to each component and what improvements need to be made. Participants also identify the support, training, and other resources necessary to develop and implement an inmate behavior management strategy.

Who should attend: Three person teams consisting of ( 1) the jail administrator, (2) the person in charge of the security staff, and the person in charge of the inmate classification system.

Registration deadline:  April 1, 2014.

Registration info:  Online registration will be available soon on the NIC Learning Center: When registration opens, instructions will be provided on the site to guide you through the process. Once you are registered, select this program, Inmate Behavior Management 14J3401, in the Training Catalog, click on the program name and press Enroll.

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Questions:  National Institute of Corrections, Panda Adkins, Correctional  Program  Specialist 800-995-6423 ext 76173. Email: Collier County Sheriff's Office Capt. Beth Richardson, 239-252-9510, Email:

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