Historical and Legal Foundations of Pretrial Justice
Previously entitled Pretrial 101, this popular training provides those new to the pretrial justice field an overview of its historical and legal foundations.
Professional Standards for Pretrial
This training reviews the current standards for pretrial as promulgated by the American Bar Association, National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies, and National District Attorneys Association.
This training provides a brief overview of the best techniques for successfully interviewing defendants during a difficult time in their lives.
Ethics for Pretrial Professionals
The way in which pretrial professional present themselves and the standards of personal conduct to which we hold ourselves are cornerstones of public service. This training provide an overview of ethics and the NAPSA Code of Conduct.
Pretrial Risk Assessment and Recommendations to the Court
With the heavy focus on evidence-based practice, more and more jurisdictions are utilizing objective risk assessment criteria. This is great! But how do these tools work, how are they developed, who's using what and what should staff know about risk scores and making recommendations to the court?
Courtroom Etiquette for Pretrial Professionals
We all know that how defendants present themselves in court can make a difference to the outcome of that event. Did you also know that how pretrial staff present themselves in court affects their credibility and may impact the recommendations they make?
This training provides a brief overview of the best techniques for successfully supervising defendants.
Pretrial 101 Webinar
This December 2010 webinar provided information regarding traditional bail practices and how high-functioning pretrial risk assessment and management systems can better assure community safety and rate of court appearance. The succinct and informative presentation serves as a very good primer on Pretrial Services, and is only one hour long. There is also a question-and-answer period at the end of the video.