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Staff Development & Training Mission Statement

Provide professional competency development opportunities to correctional staff through knowledge and skill based training.

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Executive Director of Training
Nancy Riley

Staff Development & Training Management Team

East Region
2050 N County Rd 50 East
New Castle, IN  47362

Office: (765) 521-0203 ext. 5013
Cell: (317) 452-3722
 


Jennifer Cline

Training Manager

North Central Region
Miami Correctional Facility
3038 West 850 South
Bunker Hill, IN 46914

Office: (765) 689-8920
ext. 5511
Cell: (574) 870-4315


Mike Minthorn

Training Manager 

Central Region
Plainfield Correctional Facility
737 Moon Rd
Plainfield, IN 46168

Cell: (317) 626-3850


Kathy Goen

Training Manager

West Region
Putnamville Correctional Facility
1946 U.S. 40
Greencastle, IN 46135

Office: (765) 653-8441 ext. 340
Cell: (765) 655-3582


Ken Kortum

Training Manager

North Region
Westville Correctional Facility
5501 S 1100 W
Westville, IN 46391

Cell: (219) 561-3407


Philip Sonnenberg

Training Manager

Correctional Training Institute
2050 N County Road 50 East
New Castle, IN 47362

Office: (765) 521-0230 ext. 5004


Matt Andrick

Curriculum Specialist Manager

Correctional Training Institute
2050 N County Road 50 East
New Castle, IN 47362

Cell: (765) 465-3524


Kevin Alfont

Program Manager
Skills Based Programs 

Training Calendar

Quarterly Report

  • Quarterly Report

New Employee Orientation

State Employees

*Microsoft PowerPoint is needed to review the New Employee Orientation modules.  If you do not have Microsoft PowerPoint, please click here for a free download of Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer.

  1. IDOC Values, Ethics, Conduct and Professionalism
  2. Employee and Volunteer Professionalism in a Correctional Environment
  3. Criminal Manipulation - Volunteers
  4. Preventing Sexual Harrassment
  5. Safety in the Workplace - Volunteer
  6. ACT for Suicide Prevention - Volunteers
  7. Legal Issues Civil Criminal Liability - Volunteers
  8. Offender Rules ADP Code of Conduct for Student Volunteers
  9. Offender Student Grievances - Volunteers
  10. Special Needs Offenders
  11. Substance Abuse - Volunteer
  12. Cultural Diversity
  13. Universal Precautions
  14. Hazardous Materials
  15. Family and Medical Leave Act
  16. Benefits
  17. Performance Management
  18. Complete New Employee Orientation (zip file)

Non-State Employees

*Microsoft PowerPoint is needed to review the New Employee Orientation modules.  If you do not have Microsoft PowerPoint, please click here for a free download of Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer.

  1. Introduction
  2. Vision and Mission Statements
  3. Organizational Structure
  4. Public and Media Relations
  5. Ethics and Standards of Conduct
  6. Grooming Standards
  7. Non-Uniformed Dress Code 
  8. Trafficking
  9. Prevention Sexual Harassment
  10. Cultural Diversity
  11. Universal Precautions
  12. Hazardous Materials

Additional Training Links

Volunteer Training

Level One

  1. Ethics
  2. Professional Employee Conduct
  3. Criminal Manipulation
  4. Preventing Sexual Harassment
  5. Safety in the Workplace
  6. ACT for Suicide Prevention
  7. Civil and Criminal Liability
  8. Code ofConduct
  9. Offender/Student Grievances
  10. Special Needs Offenders
  11. Substance Abuse
  12. Prison Rape Elimination Act
  13. Do's and Don'ts of Volunteering  

Level Two

  1. Trafficking Laws
  2. Criminal Manipulation
  3. Prison Rape Elimination Act
  4. Mentoring Guidelines
  5. Do's and Don'ts of Volunteering

Level Three

  1. Trafficking Laws
  2. Criminal Manipulation
  3. Prison Rape Elimination Act
  4. Do's and Don'ts of Volunteering

*Note: For 2013 Annual In-service Training, modules will remain the same for each level, except Criminal Manipulation will be replaced by Advanced Criminal Manipulation.

Advanced Criminal Manipulation

Computer Based Training

Staff Development & Training along with PeopleSoft offer a variety of courses for correctional staff to take in order to further their knowledge in the field. The link below will take you to the INSTEP State Employee Portal so that you may access your online HR data or ELM training modules.