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PREA Administrative Investigations - Helena, Montana

Tuesday, June 4, 8:30 AM » Thursday, June 6, 4:30 PM

business suit and line PREA Administrative Investigations - Helena

Instructor: Rich Collins


June 4-6, 2019
8:30am-4:30pm each day

DOC Central Office
EOC Conference Room
5 S Last Chance Gulch
Helena MT  

To Register Contact:

Register by 5/28/2019
Michele Morgenroth

Available Credits:
POST Credit

Cost: Free

Register by 5/28/2019


Educate participants on the requirements of PREA Administrative Investigations outlined by the PREA Standards and Department protocols including, steps of an investigation, interviewing skills, and documentation.

Participants will:

  • Review PREA laws, policies & procedures; they will be able to define sexual abuse, sexual harassment & staff sexual misconduct;
  • Know Montana DOC’s Investigative Protocols and will demonstrate practice interviewing and questioning skills required for PREA Investigations; and
  • Complete a PREA Summary Report and build a PREA Case File.

Who Should Attend:  Employees responsible for PREA administrative investigations.  Must have approval of direct supervisor & chain of command and DOC PREA Coordinator.  Registration cut-off is 16 participants.


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2019 Prison Rape Elimination Act Classroom Refresher - Deer Lodge, Montana

Tuesday, June 4, 10:00 AM » 12:00 PM

business suit and line 2019 Prison Rape Elimination Act Classroom Refresher - Deer Lodge

Instructor: Don Gerstein


June 4, 2019 - Tuesday
10:00am - 12:00pm

Montana State Prison
Large Classroom
600 Conley Lake Rd
Deer Lodge, Montana

To register: MSP/MCE staff submit approved training request form to MSP Trainers.

Non MSP/MCE Contact:
Geri Mason
(406) 846-1320 ext 2307

Available Credits:
POST Credit



Educate participants on the Prison Rape Elimination Act so they can demonstrate a competent and professional approach when applying the Prison & Jail Standards as outlined by the Department of Justice.

Participants will:

  • Review the PREA directives
    • Zero tolerance of sexual abuse/sexual harassment
    • The dynamics of sexual abuse/sexual harassment in confinement
    • Inmates’ rights to be free of sexual harassment in a confinement setting & freedom from retaliation for reporting incidents
  • Define prevention, detection and reporting of incidents, as well as the proper response when notified of an incident
  • Be able to apply knowledge of LGBTI and gender non-conforming inmates and residents to achieve better communication

Who Should Attend: Required for all Employees

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TASER Re-Certification - Billings, Montana

Tuesday, June 4, 12:00 PM » 4:00 PM

TaserTASER Re-Certification - Billings

Instructors: Quint Patterson & Julia Williams

June 4, 2019 - Thursday

Montana Women’s Prison
701 South 27th St
Billings MT

To Register Contact:

To Register-MWP Staff
Timothy Hosa
(406) 247-5129

Geri Mason
(406) 846-1320 ext 2307

Available Credits:


Course Objectives:

Students will review and discuss updated Taser Inc information

Students will demonstrate proper handling and shot placement

Students will demonstrate deploying a Taser into a target

Dress: Duty dress & gear including Ballistic Vest. No firearms, ammunition or chemical agents. Must bring safety/shooting glasses

Safety: All Tasers & Cartridges must be checked in with Instructors before class starts

Other Gear: If you are not from Montana State Probation & Parole, you must bring a Taser Device and at least 2 cartridges.

Pre-Requisite: Must have completed a full Taser End User Course.

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Motivational Interviewing - Shelby, Montana

Wednesday, June 5, 8:00 AM » Thursday, June 6, 5:00 PM

MI Motivational Interviewing - Shelby

Instructors: Dave Garcia & Jim Pagels


June 5-6, 2019
8:00am-5:00pm (each day)

Comfort Inn
455 McKinley Ave
Shelby MT

To Register Contact:
Geri Mason
(406) 846-1320 ext 2307

Available Credits:

This class is a Pre-Requisite for MORRA Training 


To provide practitioners, who are working with resistive, chemically dependent or criminal populations, with specific knowledge, skills and techniques to more effectively reduce offender resistance, increase offender motivation to change, and reduce individual criminal risk.

The specific areas that will be examined are:

  • Effective interventions with this population
  • Human factors related to resistance to change
  • Communication techniques designed to increase motivation
  • “Stages of Change” as it applies in corrections
  • Basic Communication Skills

Who should attend: This course is designed for correctional professionals with direct contact with offenders on a regular basis, particularly those with supervisory authority over offenders.