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The Ohio Community Corrections Association (OCCA) offers to member community correction service providers the opportunity for advocacy and professional development, which enhances the ability to reduce repeat criminal offending.

OHIO
Community Corrections Association

2100 Stella Court
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone:
(614) 252-8417

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UPCOMING EVENT:
5/1/2014, 5/2/2014
13th Annual OCCA Conference
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CURRENT EVENTS
MAY 1-2, 2014 ANNUAL OCCA CONFERENCE




13th ANNUAL OHIO COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

"EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE: WHY IT WORKS"


May 1-2, 2014

Embassy Suites Columbus Dublin
5100 Upper Metro Place
Dublin, OH 43017

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
FEATURED KEYNOTES:

“When a Person Isn’t a Data Point: Making Evidence-Based Practice Work
Dr. Alexander Holsinger and Dr. Christopher Lowenkamp
University of Missouri – Kansas City, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

and
You Mean We Haven’t Arrived Yet?
George Keiser
Keiser and Associates

POLICY ROUNDTABLE (with preferred seating for elected officials)

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID USA TRAINING

This year’s conference features a special Mental Health First Aid USA training. Registrants who complete this eight-hour, two-day training will receive National Council for Community Health Certification. This workshop requires pre-registration and is limited to 20 registrants. Please indicate your intention to attend on the registration form. If registering via PayPal, simply send an additional email to office@occaonline.org to alert OCCA staff to your intention to participate in the workshop. Additional information about the workshop will be emailed to all confirmed Mental Health First Aid registrants.


WORKSHOPS
In addition to the keynotes, a full slate of workshops will cover many of the latest evidence-based practices that have been shown to reduce recidivism. The workshops will address the needs of community corrections professionals in both residential and non-residential settings and will cover timely topics including: PREA for community corrections, working with opiate dependent offenders, behavior management, mental health and medication, assessments, the role of family programming in reducing recidivism, and working with difficult populations. In addition, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction staff will present two CQI workshops.


Up to 10.5 RCHs & CEUs
and 9.5 Changing offender Behavior (COB) Credits

TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE AND PAY WITH A CREDIT CARD THROUGH PAYPAL CLICK ON THE REGISTRATION LINK ABOVE

Our conference hotel is at capacity and is no longer accepting reservations for our conference dates; however, we have arranged a group rate of $129/night at the Hilton Garden Inn Columbus/Dublin (500 Metro Place North, Dublin 43017), which is only a short walk from the conference site. To access the group rate, please call the Hilton Garden at 614-766-9900 and use group code OCCA. The group rate will be available until April 23 or the block sells out, whichever occurs sooner.

FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS ABOUT THE CONFERENCE OR TO OBTAIN A PAPER REGISTRATION FORM (for those wishing to pay via check or purchase order with invoicing) PLEASE CLICK ON DOWNLOAD "CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND REGISTRATION" .






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