Wednesday, September 22, 2021


Montana Offender Re-Entry Risk Assessment (MORRA)

Wednesday, September 22, 8:00 AM » Thursday, September 23, 5:00 PM

Montana Offender Re-Entry & Risk Assessment (MORRA)

DOC Central Office - Helena

Instructor: Jim Pagels

September 22-23, 2021    Wednesday-Thursday
8:00am – 5:00pm (each day)  


DOC Central Office                Basement Classroom                          5 S Last Chance Gulch               Helena MT


To Register Contact:
Geri Mason
(406) 415-6307


Research has demonstrated that the use of certain practices in criminal justice decision making can have a profound effect on reducing offender recidivism. One of these practices is the use of validated risk and needs assessment instruments to inform the decision-making process.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

Increase participants knowledge of MORRA risk based assessment system

Teach effective interview skills to attain information to complete assessment

Attain certification to be able to administer MORRA

Understand the importance of criminogenic needs and how they relate to recidivism

Who should attend: Staff that are in direct contact with offenders and are responsible for offender case management. Case Managers, Unit Managers, Institutional Probation and Parole staff, Board of Pardons and Parole.

TASER Initial Training

Wednesday, September 22, 8:00 AM

TASER X2 Certification-Initial

Montana State Prison – Deer Lodge

Instructor(s):  Tim Burnett


September 22, 2021

Time Slot:                                   8:00am-2:00pm (0800-1400)                    


Montana State Prison                         600 Conley Lake Rd                         Deer Lodge MT

To register: MSP staff submit approved training request form to MSP training by placing form in the MSP training mailbox

Non MSP staff Contact:
Geri Mason                                      406-415-6307


Course Objectives:

Students will review and discuss Taser information

Students will demonstrate proper handling and shot placement

Students will demonstrate deploying a Taser cartridge into a target

Students will receive a power point handout

Students will receive certifications at end of class.

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

Safety: Students must wear safety glasses, mats will be provided.

Available Credits: POST