Victim Impact: Listen & Learn Training for FacilitatorsTuesday, November 2, 8:00 AM » Thursday, November 4, 5:00 PM
Victim Impact: Listen & Learn Training for Facilitators
November 2-4, 2021
Highway Patrol Office, 1001 River Dr N, Great Falls
Send registration form to: CorVictimLiaison@mt.gov
Victim Impact: Listen & Learn Training is geared toward helping offenders become more aware of the impact that crime has on victims and communities. The goal is to assist offenders in taking responsibility for their actions and begin to make amends.
Who is appropriate to be trained as a facilitator?
- Secure Facility Correctional Staff
- Alt-Secure Facility Staff
- Probation and Parole Staff
- Offender Service Providers
- Treatment Facility Staff
- Court Staff
Facilitators using this curriculum should have the following qualifications:
- Demonstrated effectiveness as trainers.
- Familiarity with adult-centered, problem-based learning methods.
- Experience in organizing, presenting, and discussing complex issues.
- Ability to lead discussions and encourage exchange among participants.
- Ability to identify offenders who require further treatment to help them deal with resistant victimizing attitudes or behavior.
In addition, facilitators should—
- Approach training as a facilitator, not an instructor.
- Engage participants in discussion, critical thinking, and problem solving.
- Demonstrate a commitment to a multidisciplinary approach to training.
- Prepare thoroughly for all training sessions
American Indian Cultural AwarenessTuesday, November 2, 1:00 PM » 3:00 PM
American Indian Cultural Awareness
Montana Women’s Prison - Billings
Instructor: Harlan Trombley
Montana Women’s Prison
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Designed to assist in the understanding of the Native American Culture, their beliefs and family dynamics, as well as generate conversation in regards to security issues. Be aware that some conflict may occur due to what the offender believes and what security will allow.
Participants will recognize cultural habits of the American Indian, and have an understanding that the culture is part of the entire being of the American Indian.
Participants will have an understanding of religious ceremonies, the meaning of religious objects used in ceremonies, and belief systems.
Participants will have an understanding of the Native American culture and an understanding of how to create an atmosphere of mutual respect between staff and offenders.
Participants will be provided the information on the various Tribal Nations of Montana including an understanding of their history.
Participants will have an understanding of the meaning of the Sacred Circle/Medicine Wheel and the significance of the four directions.
Who should attend: All Employees
PREA Classroom Refresher-VirtualTuesday, November 2, 2:00 PM » 4:00 PM
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Classroom Refresher-2021
Virtual Presentation via Teams
Instructor(s): Michele Morgenroth
November 2, 2021 - Tuesday
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Virtual Presentation Via Teams
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 understand:
The Department’s zero tolerance of sexual abuse/sexual harassment
How to fulfill responsibilities under the department’s sexual abuse and sexual harassment prevention, detection, reporting, and response policies and procedures
Offender’s right to be free from sexual abuse & sexual harassment
How to detect and respond to signs of threatened and actual sexual abuse
How to communicate effectively and professionally with offenders who might be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI) or gender nonconforming
Who Should Attend: Required for all Employees
Available Credits: POST