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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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Professional Boundaries

Wednesday, September 15, 7:00 AM » 12:00 PM

Professional Boundaries

 Montana Women’s Prison - Billings

Instructor(s): Mike Moorman

Date-Time-Location:

September 15, 2021           Wednesday
8:00am – 12:00pm

Montana Women’s Prison
701 South 27th Street
Billings, Montana

To Register Contact:

At MWP-

Timothy Hosa

THosa@mt.gov

406-247-5118

Geri Mason
(406) 415-6307
gmason@mt.gov

Available Credits:
POST Credit

Purpose

Addresses personal/professional boundary issues experienced by correctional employees while working with offenders in any capacity and how to recognize these issues. The course then proceeds to describe useful and effective self-care tools as well as organizational strategies that optimize employee’s ability to overcome red flags, personal boundary issues, and effective communication strategies.

The specific areas that will be examined are:

Participants will define what staff boundaries are

Participants will define what inmate boundaries are

Participants will recognize red flags as well as other boundary issues

Participants will participate in problem solving real life scenarios

Participants will get real life perspective’s from and inmate

Who Should Attend:  All Employees

 

Investment in Excellence-Phase II

Wednesday, September 15, 8:00 AM » Thursday, September 16, 5:00 PM

Investment in Excellence

DOC Central Office - Helena, Montana

Instructors: Dave Garcia & Renee Seiller-McDaniel

Date-Time-Location:

Phase I
August 16-18, 2021     Monday-Wednesday

Phase II
September 15-16, 2021  Wednesday-Thursday

8:00am-5:00pm each day

DOC Central Office Basement Training Room
5 S Last Chance Gulch
Helena, Montana

To Register Contact:
Geri Mason
415-6307
gmason@mt.gov

Available Credits:
POST Credit
15 LAC’s

Purpose

This program features Lou Tice, who has been called one of the finest educators of our time. He is informative, enlightening and easy to listen to. More specifically, he has a wealth of solid information that will help you better understand:

Why you think, feel and behave the way you do.

How to increase your comfort level in new situations.

How to improve your level of performance in any areas you choose.

How to dramatically reduce your levels of stress, tension and anxiety.

How to improve the quality of your relationships - at home, at work and wherever you go.

Who should attend: All Employees

 

Corrections Fatigue to Fulfillment

Wednesday, September 15, 8:30 AM

Northwest Shuttle Conference - Scheduled Class

Corrections Fatigue to Fulfillment 

Instructor(s): Don Gerstein 

Date:               September 15, 2021 (Wednesday)                  Time:               8:30am – 12:00pm

Location:         Billings Hotel & Convention Center

                        1223 Mullowney Lane

                        Billings MT  

 

Purpose:

.Addresses psychological challenges experienced by correctional employees due to workplace stressors & ways to overcome them.
The course then proceeds to describe useful & effective self-care tools as well as organizational strategies that optimize employee well-being & help create and sustain a positive organizational climate.
The specific areas that will be examined are:

Participants will recognize emotional and cognitive workplace challenges experienced by correctional employees.

Participants will be able to define Corrections FatigueTM.

Participants will recognize behaviors that contribute to Corrections FatigueTM in corrections employees.

Participants will be able to connect Corrections FatigueTM to existing psychological trauma literature.

Participants will be able to explain the psychological needs known as “The Big Seven” and their relationship to the signs of Corrections FatigueTM,

Participants will utilize the ABC model to give examples of individual strategies that promote Corrections Fulfillment by emphasizing individual wellness

 Available Credit(s): POST 

Verbal Defense & Influence

Wednesday, September 15, 8:30 AM » 12:00 PM

Verbal Defense & Influence 

Instructor(s): Dave Garcia, Tom Bolton & Nancy Sharkey 

Date:               September 15, 2021 (Wednesday)                                                      

Time:               8:30am-12:00pm

Location:         Billings Hotel & Convention Center

                        1223 Mullowney Lane

                        Billings MT 

Purpose: 

This nationally recognized training has very specific goals; increase officer safety, enhance professionalism and reduce complaints, vicarious liability and personal stress. The training provides officers with the principles and tactics to use "Presence of Words," to calm difficult people who maybe under severe emotional or other influences and diffuse potentially dangerous situations by redirecting hostile behavior.

 

 Available Credit(s): POST