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Trainings


The Prevention Assessment Tool (PAT) Training is a one-day training. It was developed to assist prevention and civil citation programs in identifying areas of highest criminogenic need, developing a meaningful intervention plan, and monitoring progress in reducing risk factors and increasing protective factors.

Pre-Requisites- JJIS: Prevention Training and MI training must be completed prior to attending PAT training.

Risk assessment training is often scheduled on a request basis. Please do not rely soley on scheduled trainings posted in SkillPro. Submit a training request for assistance. 

  • Risk Assessment Training Request
  • For more information contact: Lindsey.Martin@djj.state.fl.us

     


    The Community Assessment Tool (CAT) training is a two-day training. The CAT Pre-Screen and Full Assessment were developed to assist Juvenile Probation Officers and contracted case managers in determining a youth’s level of risk to re-offend, identifying areas of highest criminogenic need, developing a meaningful intervention plan, and monitoring progress in reducing risk factors.

    Pre-Requisites- JJIS: Probation Training and MI training must be completed prior to attending CAT training.

    Risk assessment training is often scheduled on a request basis. Please do not rely solely on scheduled trainings posted in SkillPro. Submit a training request for assistance.

  • Risk Assessment Training Request
  • For more information contact: Lindsey.Martin@djj.state.fl.us

     


    The Youth-Empowered Success (YES) Plan training is a one-day training. The YES Plan was developed to assist Juvenile Probation Officers and contracted case managers in utilizing the information gathered through the CAT assessment to establish meaningful goals and actions in collaboration with the youth and family. The purpose of the Intervention Plan Initiative is to significantly improve supervision services by implementing youth-specific intervention plans that focus on motivation for change, parental and community support networks, and evidence-based practices as tools to reduce criminogenic needs.

    Pre-Requisites- JJIS: Probation Training, CAT training, and MI training must be completed prior to attending YES Plan training.

    Risk assessment training is often scheduled on a request basis. Please do not rely solely on scheduled trainings posted in SkillPro. Submit a training request for assistance.

  • Risk Assessment Training Request
  • For more information contact: Lindsey.Martin@djj.state.fl.us

     


    2 Day Basics of Motivational Interviewing and Sages of Change Training- this is a pre-requisite course for all curriculum, PAT, CAT, and RAY training provided by the Department and its providers.

    MI Nuggets- A behavior modification strategy- train supervisory/material staff as coaches on how to coach program staff to effectively use basic MI techniques and effectively interact with youth.

    For more information contact: Jeff.Powell@djj.state.fl.us


    Effective Group Facilitation training is a half-day training to assist staff in preparing to facilitate groups. It is designed for staff who are new to groups. It is designed for staff who are new to group facilitation or have not facilitated a group recently (within the last year). This training needs to take place prior to group beginning for newly trained facilitators.

    For more information contact: Amy.Greenwald@djj.state.fl.us


    Effective Behavior Management is a one-day training followed by additional follow-up on assessing current systems and implementation of changes to Behavior Management Systems, the purpose of this training is to enhance the skills and abilities programs already have to help promote pro-social youth behavior in a residential setting. The training focuses on how: 1) the behavior management system must be woven through every component of the program. 2) Application must be consistent, but each youth must be considered individually because of trauma histories and varying learning styles. 3) youth must be given the opportunity to succeed and there must always be acknowledgement of the success. 

    Meeting with Facilitators- Modification of Behavior Management Systems will assist programs in modification of current BMS to include effective behavior management and behavior modification strategies.

    External Fidelity Monitoring- Behavior Management Strategies will be monitored by TAS staff. Fidelity monitoring of program staff who implement and utilize BMS daily. Coaching and guidance will be provided by TAS staff.

    For more information contact: Amy.Greenwald@djj.state.fl.us


    For more information contact: Amy.Greenwald@djj.state.fl.us
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