Educational Workshop Tracks

Educational Workshop Tracks

TRACK A
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
COACHING A CHAMPIONSHIP CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIES TEAM
The goal of this workshop track is to provide leadership training and skills for Correctional Industries Professionals who supervise, direct, or motivate free world staff, as well as offenders. We hope to give these professionals some new tools, abilities and ideas with regard to leader-ship and management in a day to day workplace environment. Specifically, managing and leading personnel, inventories, and production for programs will be our focus.

A-1: Leadership Basics: You Can Lead a Horse to Water but You Can’t Make Him Juggle Bowling Balls
A-2: Leading In Times of Adversity
A-3: Leading a Jail Program through the Development Process
A-4: How Consolidation, Integration and Lean Practices Can Improve Your Bottom Line
A-5: “Correctional Coaching” – Supporting the Evolution of Corrections – The Art of Transitioning Knowledge into Practice

TRACK B
SALES, MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
CHANGING WITH THE TIMES – IT’S NOT THE SAME OLD BALLGAME
While Correctional Industries’ most basic mission of offender training has remained largely unchanged over the years, how we sell and market our products sure has. This track is designed for sales, marketing and business development staff to obtain fresh and new ideas on who your customers are, what they expect from you, how to reach them and how to best manage your resources.

B-1: The Impact of Technology on Correctional Industries Sales & Marketing Efforts
B-2: Customer Service – It’s About More than Just Answering the Phone
B-3: Innovative Marketing and Sales Strategies to Successfully Grow your Correctional Industries Program and Profitability
B-4: Building High Performance and Dynamic Teams
B-5: Roundtable Discussion on New Business Development for PIE Partners

TRACK C
BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND SOLUTIONS

IMPROVING AND INNOVATING TO DRIVE CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRY SUCCESS
Discover successful business models and methods to improve your correctional industry operations in the Business Operations and Solutions track. In this track you will learn from CI professionals who have successfully implemented process and efficiency improvement projects and how to apply similar concepts to your organization. You will be provided expert knowledge in the area of PIECP operations and we will showcase innovative CI businesses. Whether you are employed in day-to-day operations and management or are looking for future business ventures you will benefit from attending the Business Operation and Solutions workshops.

C-1: Introduction to Lean Fundamentals and Program Deployment
C-2: Startup and Run a Successful Braille Program
C-3: PIECP Compliance Solutions – Staying on Top of the Nine Mandatory Criteria
C-4: Correctional Industries Partnering with Correctional Industries
C-5: Successful Food Programs Created by Innovative Partnerships between Department of Correction and Correctional Industries

TRACK D
BEST PRACTICES IN CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIES AND REENTRY
Are you in search of best and promising practices for incorporating reentry components into your CI program’s daily operational work setting? In this track you will learn how using evidence – based practices supports successful offender reentry. Participants will learn strategies such as using assessments to improve outcomes, identifying the key differences between employment lapse and relapse, addressing barriers to employment retention, developing industry certifications and collaborating with other service providers to enhance successful reentry and reduce recidivism.

D-1: Changing Minds … Changing Behaviors
D-2: Best Practices in Integrating Reentry Programs into Your CI Products and Service Operations
D-3: Offender Employment Retention: A Conversation with the Experts
D-4: What Can ACA Accreditation Do for You?
D-5: Collaborating to Deliver Best Practices in Reentry … Stop the Recidivism