Probation Training Calendar


Probation Officer Certification Academy

 

Probation Officer Certification Academy

 

2023
January 30-February 10 (Adult Only) - Closed
April 24-May 5 (Adult & Juvenile) - Closed 
July 24-August 4 (Adult Only)
October 16-27 (Adult & Juvenile)​
**

Items to note:

  1. Registration closes 5-6 weeks prior to start of academy (depending on hotel reservation due dates)
  2. This training takes place at the Judicial Education Center (JEC) in Phoenix
  3.  **Registration is currently open for officers assigned to a juvenile caseload.  Department Training Coordinators will be notified when registration is open for those with an adult caseload.


Registration information is emailed to department training coordinators for dissemination to new officers.  Contact Michelle Wessels for registration and program questions.

 

Intensive Probation Supervision


Probation Officers: 
Attend via webinar
(AIPS or JIPS with an option to attend both if have combined caseload)

Surveillance Officers (SO):
Attend via webinar (as noted above) and 1 day in-person

2023
Spring: AIPS/JIPS - March 30th and SO In-person - April 6th

Fall: AIPS/JIPS - October 3rd and SO In-person - October 10th

Items to note:

  1. Registration closes 5-6 weeks prior to start of academy
  2. The surveillance officer in-person training day takes place at the Judicial Education Center (JEC) in Phoenix


Registration information is emailed to department training coordinators for dissemination.  ​Contact  Michelle Wessels for registration and program questions.     

 

Faculty Skills Development

 

2023
March 20-21
May 22-23
August 21-22
December 11-12

Items to note:

  1. This training is a prerequisite to most of the following Train the Trainer programs
  2. Registraiton closes 4-6 weeks prior to start date (depending on hotel roomblock deadline noted in registration)
  3. This training takes place at the Judicial Education Center (JEC) in Phoenix
  4. Departments are responsible for travel arrangements and cost (including hotel accommodations)


Description:
Faculty Skills Development (FSD) provides participants with the opportunity to build presentation skills by learning different presentation methods, how to create an effective learning environment, tips for conducting learning activities, and tips for working with a co-facilitator. The program culminates with each participant delivering a fifteen-minute presentation, including an activity, on the final day of training. 

 

Registration information is emailed to department training coordinators for dissemination.  ​Contact Michelle Wessels for registration and program questions.     

 

Motivational Interviewing

Train the Trainer


May 24-26, 2023

Items to note:

  1. Prerequisite: Must complete Motivational Interviewing training within your department
  2. Prerequisite: Must successfully complete AOC Faculty Skills Development
  3. This training takes place at the Judicial Education Center (JEC) in Phoenix

 

Registration information is emailed to department training coordinators for dissemination.  ​Contact Michelle Wessels for registration and program questions.     

 

 

 

Various Training Dates


Juvenile Detention Officer Academy

 

2023
March 13-17
July 10-14
November 13-17

Items to note:

  1. Registration closes 5-6 weeks prior to state of academy (depending on hotel reservation due dates)
  2. This training takes place at the Judicial Education Center (JEC) in Phoenix


Registration information is emailed to department training coordinators for dissemination.  ​Contact Michelle Wessels for registration and program questions.


Suicide Prevention and Intervention

Train the Trainer

 

TBD

Items to note:

  1. Prerequisite: Must successfully complete AOC Faculty Skills Development
  2. Prerequisite: Must complete your department's Suicide Prevention training as having knowledge on this curriculum and your department's policies on this topic prior to attending the Train the Trainer class is imperative
  3. Registration closes 5-6 weeks prior to state of academy (depending on hotel reservation due dates)
  4. This training takes place at the Judicial Education Center (JEC) in Phoenix


Registration information is emailed to department training coordinators for dissemination.  ​Contact Michelle Wessels for registration and program questions.

 

PREA

Train the Trainer


September 25-27, 2023

Items to note:

  1. Prerequisite: Must successfully complete AOC Faculty Skills Development
  2. Prerequisite: Must complete your department's PREA training as having knowledge on this curriculum and your department's policies on this topic prior to attending the Train the Trainer class is imperative 
  3. Registration closes 5-6 weeks prior to state of academy (depending on hotel reservation due dates)
  4. This training takes place at the Judicial Education Center (JEC) in Phoenix


Registration information is emailed to department training coordinators for dissemination.  ​Contact Michelle Wessels for registration and program questions.

 

Behavioral Management

Train the Trainer


TBD

Items to note:

  1. Prerequisite: Must successfully complete AOC Faculty Skills Development
  2. Prerequisite: Must complete your department's Behavior Management training as having knowledge on this curriculum and your department's policies on this topic prior to attending the Train the Trainer class is imperative
  3. Registration closes 5-6 weeks prior to state of academy (depending on hotel reservation due dates)
  4. This training takes place at the Judicial Education Center (JEC) in Phoenix


Registration information is emailed to department training coordinators for dissemination.  ​Contact Michelle Wessels for registration and program questions.

Officer Safety Information

 

Officer Safety Orientation

 

New officers are required to complete the following 3 Computer Based Training (CBT) modules within 30 days of hire/promotion to a probation officer or surveillance officer position.  This CBT requirement replaces the previous 8-hour live training requirement as per Administrative Order 2019-149

CBTs are accessed through TraCorp, which will create a transcript of completed trainings for COJET/compliance reporting. 

CBT Modules:

  1. 01 Officer Safety Orientation – Office and Field Training
  2. 02 Officer Safety Orientation – Think First!
  3. 03 Officer Safety Orientation – Use of Force

Email Michelle Wessels or Donna Lopez for more information.

 

Defensive Tactics Academy

 

 2023
February 6-10, 2023 - cancelled
March 6-10, 2023
March 20-24, 2023
May 15-19, 2023
June 19-23, 2023
July 10-14, 2023
August 14-18, 2023
September 11-15, 2023
October 2-6, 2023
November 13-17, 2023
December 4-8, 2023

Items to note:

  1. Registration closes 5-6 weeks prior to start of academy (depending on hotel reservation due dates)
  2. DT Rules and Fit for Duty
  3. Training takes place at the Officer Safety Training Center (OSTC) in Phoenix
  4. **seating is restricted to Arizona Superior Court Probation and Surveillance Officers**


Registration information is emailed to department safety training coordinators for dissemination.  ​Contact Donna Lopez by email or (602) 452-3020 for registration and program questions.

 

Defensive Tactics

Train the Trainer

2023

March 27-28 and April 3-7, 2023 - registration full / waitlist available

Items to note:

  1. Applications and registrations must be received 5-6 weeks prior to start date of Assessment
  2. The Application and registration is for both the Assessment and the Course
  3. Training takes place at the Officer Safety Training Center (OSTC) in Phoenix
  4. **Seating is restricted to Arizona Superior Court Probation and Surveillance Officers**

Contact Donna Lopez by email or (602) 452-3020 for application, registration and program information.


Firearms Academy

2023

Yuma: January 30-February 3, 2023 - registration closed
Globe: March 13-17, 2023
Kingman: April 10-14, 2023
Flagstaff: May 1-5, 2023
Flagstaff: June 5-9, 2023
Springerville: July 24-28, 2023
Flagstaff: August 21-25, 2023
Flagstaff: September 11-15, 2023
Kingman: October 16-20, 2023

Tucson: November 27-December 1, 2023
Globe: December 11-15, 2023

Items to note:

  1. Complete and email the registration form to Donna Lopez
  2. Registration closes 5-6 weeks prior to academy start date (depending on hotel reservation due dates)
  3. **Seating is restricted to Arizona Superior Court Probation and Surveillance Officers**

 

Contact Donna Lopez by email or (602) 452-3020 for registration and program information.


Firearms

Train the Trainer


2023

September 18-19 and September 25-29

Items to note:

  1.  Applications and registrations must be received 5-6 weeks prior to start date of Assessment
  2.  Application/registration is for both the Assessment and the Course
  3.  This training takes place in Flagstaff
  4. **Seating is restricted to Arizona Superior Court Probation and Surveillance Officers**

 

Contact Donna Lopez by email for the registration form and application.


Officer Safety

Instructor Information


Biannual Instructor Reports: 

Due each June and December

Complete the Biannual Report Form and email it to OSBiannualReports.

 

CPR/First Aid Certification:

Email copy of renewal CPR and First Aid certification cards to

OSBiannualReports.