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Outside Training- October 2016 Fall Corrections Forum

7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

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The Illinois Correctional Association is pleased to announce the 2016 Fall Corrections Forum, co-sponsored by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Executive Institute and the Western Illinois University School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration. The Fall Forum will be held at the Spoon River Outreach Center in Macomb.

The Fall Forum will bring together professionals from the corrections field to discuss contemporary topics in corrections, including the state of jails in Illinois, mental health and mental illness in the jails, updates from the Department of Corrections, Sentencing Reform, and career paths in corrections.

The Fall Forum is open to all professionals working in corrections and law enforcement. The Fall Forum is also a great opportunity for students from all over the state to meet and network with professionals in the field.

Tentative speakers include: Jerry Butler, President, Illinois Correctional AssociationSheriff Rick VanBrooker, McDonough CountyJohn Baldwin, Director, Illinois Department of CorrectionsMajor Daniel Hudson, PhD, Salvation Army Retired There will also be a panel of experts from the Governor's Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform including:Howard A. Peters III, Former Director, Illinois Department of CorrectionsGreg Sullivan, Executive Director, Illinois Sheriffs AssociationDavid Olson, PhD, Loyola University

Registration fee is $20 for professionals and free for students with lunch included. Click HERE to learn more and register.


Tentative Schedule

8:00 am Registration9:00 am - 10:00 am Welcome and Keynote Address ICA President Jerry Butler Sheriff Rick VanBrooker, McDonough County Sheriffs Department, Macomb, Illinois Illinois Department of Corrections Speaker "The Big Picture of Corrections"10:30 am - 11:30 am Breakout Workshops Career Paths in Corrections Dealing with Mental Health Issues in Corrections - Major Daniel Hudson, PhD11:30 am - 12:30 pm Networking Lunch12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Breakout Workshops Sentencing Reform in Illinois Illinois Jail Issues - Sheriff Rick VanBrooker & Chief Deputy Nicholas Petitgout, McDonough County2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Wrap-Up Panel of Experts - Dr. Joanne Kurt-Hilditch, ILETSB Executive InstituteMental Health Issues - Major Daniel Hudson, PhDGovernor's Commission on Criminal Justice & Sentencing Reform - Commission Member (TBD)Jail Issues - Sheriff Rick VanBrooker & Chief Deputy Nicholas Petitgout
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