Training

Overview

CPOCF Training Program

The Chief Probation Officers of California Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.   CPOCF supports and conducts research, provides educational and training activities relative to the development of the probation industry. 

For more information regarding upcoming trainings, please click on Training Calendar.

CPOC On-Demand Training

CPOC Hope Navigator Training

Hope Navigator Course: At a Glance

The Hope Navigator Course is an in-depth “train-the-trainer” training that builds the capacity to train, provide leadership and support with finding, enhancing, and modeling hope-centered initiatives. Hope Navigators are empowered to develop and implement hope-centered initiatives to improve the wellbeing and goal attainment of targeted populations.

Training

STRTP as Part of an Integrated Trauma-Informed System – Live Webinar
Registration Now Open

This three-hour webinar will first begin with reviewing the biological basis of stress and trauma of youth who are in foster care. Participants will understand the behavioral effects of trauma as they consider placement for youth in a Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP). This training will cover different trauma-informed approaches starting from entry, during care, and exiting a STRTP to assist in successful outcomes for youth. 

CPOC On-Demand Training

California Pretrial Training: Before Arraignment
Now Available

This course will review the role that a pretrial services program may play during the pre-arraignment time period. Participants will learn about how pretrial services may provide information to help judicial officers make the pre-arraignment release decisions. The session will also cover the basics on pretrial risk assessment tools, an overview of the most commonly used tools, the role of the assessor, and the importance of quality assurance. Faculty will also address the needs and ways to assess a person’s ability to meet a financial release condition.

Training

Live Webinar: Understanding and Responding to the Mentally-Ill Offender

This class will present an overview of mental health issues, including diagnosis, psychopharmacology, and dangerousness, as well as how mental illness has increasingly become a justice system problem. We will discuss research-based approaches to effective supervision of mentally-ill offenders, including the role of the probation officer, and responding to individuals suffering from specific disorders.

Instructors: Robert Ochs & Mary Butler

Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm

Cost: $75.00 (STC Tuition) 

STC certification: 04453482 (4 hours)

Training

Domestic Violence Core Training For Probation Officers – Orange County
Registration Now Open

Probation Officers who supervise individuals convicted of domestic violence offenses encounter issues that are not common in other types of supervision caseloads. For example, these Probation Officers interact more with victims, work directly with Batterer Intervention Programs, and need to understand the unique dynamics of interpersonal relationship violence. This two-day (16 hour) intensive, highly interactive, victim-centered trauma-informed core training is specifically designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of Probation Officers responsible for the supervision of individuals convicted of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Topics include: understanding victim and offender profiles and behavior; victim-blaming; history of trauma and abuse; power and control issues; legal role and authority of probation; restraining orders; domestic violence courts; supervision techniques, including awareness about LGBTQ issues; risk assessments; investigation issues; the expectations and requirements of Batterer Intervention Programs; evidence-based interventions and fidelity; data collection; and secondary trauma and toxic stress.

Target Audience: This course is designed for Probation Officers responsible for the supervision of individuals convicted of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and PC290 cases.

Due to high demand, we request that maximum of two participants attend from each county. Additional course offerings will be available. 

Location: Santa Ana, CA

Dates:
Day 1: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Day 2: Wednesday, October 26, 2022 
*8:00am to 5:00pm for both days

STC Cert # 07297763 (16 STC Hours)

No Cost to Attend this training 

Registration Link: https://cvent.me/LRNEzN​

Training

Live Webinar: Emotional Intelligence
Registration Now Open

Numerous research suggests emotional intelligence (EQ) is a factor in predicting job performance. This course will assist participants in assessing their own emotional intelligence while learning to mitigate the impact of stress while improving interpersonal communication in both their professional and personal lives. Attendees will learn seven traits of an emotional intelligence characteristics to help them react diligently to physical and psychological reactions of others. This course is intended for probation staff at all levels.

Instructor: Dr. Mel Campbell

Cost: $100.00 ($75 STC + $25 registration fee)

4 STC Hours – Certification #: 06877940

Virtual Platform: Zoom 

Registration link: https://cvent.me/EWPvNv

Training

Domestic Violence Core Training For Probation Officers – Sacramento

Probation Officers who supervise individuals convicted of domestic violence offenses encounter issues that are not common in other types of supervision caseloads. For example, these Probation Officers interact more with victims, work directly with Batterer Intervention Programs, and need to understand the unique dynamics of interpersonal relationship violence. This two-day (16 hour) intensive, highly interactive, victim-centered trauma-informed core training is specifically designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of Probation Officers responsible for the supervision of individuals convicted of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Topics include: understanding victim and offender profiles and behavior; victim-blaming; history of trauma and abuse; power and control issues; legal role and authority of probation; restraining orders; domestic violence courts; supervision techniques, including awareness about LGBTQ issues; risk assessments; investigation issues; the expectations and requirements of Batterer Intervention Programs; evidence-based interventions and fidelity; data collection; and secondary trauma and toxic stress.

Target Audience: This course is designed for Probation Officers responsible for the supervision of individuals convicted of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and PC290 cases.

Due to high demand, we request that maximum of two participants attend from each county. Additional course offerings will be available. 

Instructors: Nada Yorke, LCSW & Trista Sherfey, Placer County Probation 

Location: Sacramento, CA

Dates: September 13 & 14, 2022; 8:00am to 5:00 daily. 

STC Cert # 07297763 (16 STC Hours)

No Cost to Attend this training 

Registration Link: https://cvent.me/ePY5LV​

Training

Supervisors Leadership Academy – San Mateo 2022
Application Now Available

The Supervisors Leadership Academy (SLA) is designed to prepare first line Probation Department supervisors for their new role as change leaders. Leadership can be defined as a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal. Whether this is your definition or not, being an effective leader is key for any supervisor. This SLA program is designed to take participants to the next level as a leader in their department. Topics that will be covered in week 1 include Real Colors temperament tool, leadership roles, organizational culture, learning organization, Evidence-Based Practices (EBP), Leading and Managing Change, understanding cycle of conflict and workforce diversity. Topics covered in week 2 include workforce diversity, conflict management, performance measures, data-decision making, reward & recognition, and coaching and mentoring. 

Location: San Mateo, CA

Cost: $1100 STC Tuition 

STC Certification: Certified for 68 Hours for both weeks. 
STC # Week 1: 04447812 (34 Hours) 
STC # Week 2: 00532788 (34 Hours) 

Course Schedule:
Week 1: September 19-23, 2022
Week 2: October 24-28, 2022

Mondays – 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday to Thursdays – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Fridays – 8:00am to 12:00pm

Lunch will not be provided 

Application: SLA San Mateo Application

COVID-19 Update for In-Person Trainings: CPOC will actively monitor state and local guidance to ensure a continued focus on the health and safety of our attendees, trainers and CPOC staff. Courses scheduled in-person may move to a virtual format depending on local restrictions and recommendations.

Training

Live Webinar: Brain Maturity: Impact on Decision-Making, Judgment and Impulse Control

Recent studies indicate the brain does not fully mature until the mid-20s. This course will provide an overview of how brain maturity affects decision-making, judgment and impulse-control in adolescent and young adult clients. We will discuss how developmental disorders such as Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism and Intellectual Disability affect reasoning and behavior. You will learn strategies for facilitating improved self-control in youth/ young adults.

Instructor: Dr. Kimberly Miller, Healthy Mind Sacramento Psychological Services, Inc

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Cost: $50.00 ($37.50 STC + $12.50 registration fee)

STC Certification #01459413 (2 STC Hours)

Platform: Zoom Meeting

Registration Link: https://cvent.me/v5Mv3e

Training

Live Webinar: Brain Maturity: Impact on Decision-Making, Judgment and Impulse Control

Recent studies indicate the brain does not fully mature until the mid-20s. This course will provide an overview of how brain maturity affects decision-making, judgment and impulse-control in adolescent and young adult clients. We will discuss how developmental disorders such as Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism and Intellectual Disability affect reasoning and behavior. You will learn strategies for facilitating improved self-control in youth/ young adults.

Instructor: Dr. Kimberly Miller, Healthy Mind Sacramento Psychological Services, Inc

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Cost: $50.00 ($37.50 STC + $12.50 registration fee)

STC Certification #01459413 (2 STC Hours)

Platform: Zoom Meeting

Registration Link: https://cvent.me/yvgnxl

Training

Live Webinar: Conducting and Supervising Internal Affairs Investigation
Registration Now Open

This course will discuss the root causes of employee misconduct, and the Internal Affairs process/workflow, including complaint intact through investigation, reporting, disposition, pre-disciplinary rights and post-discipline appeal.

Target Audience: Supervisors to mid-level Managers

Instructor: Paul Coble

STC Cert #04899983 (6-STC Hours)

Cost: $120 ($112.50 STC + $7.50 Registration Fee)

Platform: Zoom Meeting

Registration link: https://cvent.me/wMdxQL

Training

Supervisors Leadership Academy – Madera

WEEK ONE: MAY 2 – MAY 6, 2022
WEEK TWO: JUNE 6 – JUNE 10, 2022

The Supervisors Leadership Academy (SLA) is designed to prepare first line Probation Department supervisors for their new role as change leaders. Leadership can be defined as a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal. Whether this is your definition or not, being an effective leader is key for any supervisor. This SLA program is designed to take participants to the next level as a leader in their department. Topics that will be covered in week 1 include Real Colors temperament tool, leadership roles, organizational culture, learning organization, Evidence-Based Practices (EBP), Leading and Managing Change, understanding cycle of conflict and workforce diversity. Topics covered in week 2 include workforce diversity, conflict management, performance measures, data-decision making, reward & recognition, and coaching and mentoring. 

Location: Madera, CA

Cost: $1100 STC Tuition 

STC Certification: Certified for 72 Hours for both weeks. 
STC # Week 1: 04447812
STC # Week 2: 00532788

Course Schedule:
Week 1: May 2 - May 6, 2022
Week 2: June 6 - June 10, 2022

Monday – 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday to Thursday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday – 8:00am – 3:00pm

Lunch will not be provided 

Registration Closed 

COVID-19 Update for In-Person Trainings: CPOC will actively monitor state and local guidance to ensure a continued focus on the health and safety of our attendees, trainers and CPOC staff. Courses scheduled in-person may move to a virtual format depending on local restrictions and recommendations.
Training

Supervisors Leadership Academy – San Bernardino
NEW Dates

The Supervisors Leadership Academy (SLA) is designed to prepare first line Probation Department supervisors for their new role as change leaders. Leadership can be defined as a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal. Whether this is your definition or not, being an effective leader is key for any supervisor. This SLA program is designed to take participants to the next level as a leader in their department. Topics that will be covered in week 1 include Real Colors temperament tool, leadership roles, organizational culture, learning organization, Evidence-Based Practices (EBP), Leading and Managing Change, understanding cycle of conflict and workforce diversity. Topics covered in week 2 include workforce diversity, conflict management, performance measures, data-decision making, reward & recognition, and coaching and mentoring. 

Location: San Bernardino, CA

Cost: $1100 STC Tuition 

STC Certification: Certified for 72 Hours for both weeks. 
STC # Week 1: 04447812
STC # Week 2: 00532788

Course Schedule:
Week 1: May 16 - May 20, 2022
Week 2: June 13 – June 17, 2022

Monday – 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday to Thursday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday – 8:00am – 3:00pm

Lunch will not be provided 

Application: SLA San Bernardino Application

COVID-19 Update for In-Person Trainings: CPOC will actively monitor state and local guidance to ensure a continued focus on the health and safety of our attendees, trainers and CPOC staff. Courses scheduled in-person may move to a virtual format depending on local restrictions and recommendations.
Training

Live Webinar: Emotional Intelligence

Numerous research suggests emotional intelligence (EQ) is a factor in predicting job performance. This course will assist participants in assessing their own emotional intelligence while learning to mitigate the impact of stress while improving interpersonal communication in both their professional and personal lives. Attendees will learn seven traits of an emotional intelligence characteristics to help them react diligently to physical and psychological reactions of others. This course is intended for probation staff at all levels.

Instructor: Dr. Mel Campbell

Cost: $100.00 ($75 STC + $25 registration fee)

4 STC Hours – Certification #: 06877940

Virtual Platform: Zoom 

Registration link: https://cvent.me/rv7bv1