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LEGAL ISSUES IN TODAY’S JAILS

A Duty to Protect: Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated

Date/Time by Timezone
Wed, Jan 9th, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Wed, Jan 9th, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT
Wed, Jan 9th, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT
Wed, Jan 9th, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

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Our nation’s jails are experiencing a crisis in managing and treating our inmate’s with mental illness. This seminar will discuss the legal requirements regarding the Duty to Protect as well as the key protocols every jail should have in place to include screening tools, heightened watch protocols, housing and programming considerations.

Presenter: Carrie Hill

Hot Topics in Managing Pregnant Women in Jail-Based Settings

Date/Time by Timezone

Wed, Feb 20th, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Wed, Feb 20th, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT
Wed, Feb 20th, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT
Wed, Feb 20th, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

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Pregnant women present a unique set of medical, social, logistical, and custody issues for the jails. This webinar, presented by an Ob/Gyn who was worked in jails and worked on developing best practices guidelines, will highlight some of the challenges and opportunities for jails to safely and appropriately care for and house pregnant women.  Topics covered will include management of pregnant women with opioid use disorder, systems to ensure standard prenatal care, use of restraints in pregnancy, breastfeeding programs for postpartum women, and operational issues related to all of these.

Presenter: Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD

Understanding and Implementing Inmate Discipline

Date/Time by Timezone

Wed, Mar 20th, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Wed, Mar 20th, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT
Wed, Mar 20th, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT
Wed, Mar 20th, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

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Inmate discipline in an important management tool within a correctional setting.  This webinar will discuss all of the procedural requirements surrounding inmate discipline to include:  notice requirements, hearing requirements, calling of witnesses, evidentiary requirements, decisional requirements and the appeals process.  In addition, we will explore the differences between moving or placing an inmate in administrative segregation which is not an atypical condition of being in the jail vs. when the inmate disciplinary process is triggered.

​Presenter: Carrie Hill

EMPLOYMENT LAW

Family Medical Leave Act for Justice Professionals

Date/Time by Timezone
Thu, Jan 24th, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Thu, Jan 24th, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT
Thu, Jan 24th, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT
Thu, Jan 24th, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

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This webinar will acquaint the public sector employer and criminal justice professionals with a major federal law, the benefits and its requirements. We will consider:

Who is protected by the FMLA
Basic requirements and definitions in FMLA
When the Act is available to staff
Intermittent leave and options to reduce workplace disruptions
Benefits When on leave
Return to work issues
Prevention or mitigation of leave abuse

Presenter: Richard Hodsdon

The ADA for Justice Professionals

Date/Time by Timezone
Thu, Mar 21st, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Thu, Mar 21st, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT
Thu, Mar 21st, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT
Thu, Mar 21st, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

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Since Congress amended the ADA effective in 2008 employers have found implementation and compliance with ADA requirements to be a serious challenge. We are going to discuss:

  • Who is protected by the ADA and the definition of qualified disabled person
  • What are essential job functions
  • What is reasonable accommodation-
  • Implementation of the ADA interactive process
  • The intersection of ADA and other federal and state statutes

Presenter: Richard Hodsdon

Federal Statutes and Who is Not Allowed to Possess Firearms

Date/Time by Timezone
Thu, May 16th, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
Thu, May 16th, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT
Thu, May 16th, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT
Thu, May 16th, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

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The firearms debate and issues of public safety firearms regulation and the Second Amendment are going to continue in the public policy spotlight. In this course, we are going to discuss who is prohibited under federal law from possession of firearms under current law so those involved in its enforcement and policymakers have a better understanding what current law does or does not do. Topics include:

  • Who is banned from possession of firearms under federal law
  • Domestic violence and firearms laws
  • The impact of state laws on federal firearms possession

Presenter: Richard Hodsdon

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