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Thursday, May 5, 2022

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Montana Offender Re-Entry & Risk Assessment (MORRA)

Thursday, May 5, 8:00 AM » Friday, May 6, 5:00 PM

Montana Offender Re-Entry & Risk Assessment (MORRA)

DOC Central Office - Helena

Instructors: Roey Pfisterer & Josh Parrish

Date-Time-Location:
May 5-6, 2022                      Thursday-Friday
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
GMason@mt.gov

Purpose:

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.

Professional Boundaries

Thursday, May 5, 8:30 AM » 12:30 PM

Professional Boundaries

 Montana Women’s Prison - Billings

Instructor(s): Mike Moorman

Date-Time-Location:

May 5, 2022                       Thursday
8:30am – 12:30pm

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