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Online Training



To meet the professional development needs of community corrections professionals, we offer affordable online training in the form of self-paced courses and scheduled webinars across a range of topics.

Scheduled Webinars

Directly and through various federally and privately funded initiatives, APPA provides webinars on a range of topics.

The Impact of Staff Shortages on Community Corrections Presented by: APPA and National Association of Probation Executives (NAPE)
Community Corrections Reform Presented by: Veronica Cunningham, Michael Nail, and Brian Richart
Plenary: Officer Health, Wellness, and Trauma-Informed Leadership Presented by: Chris Hansen and David Black
Racial Justice Townhall: Part IV Presented by: Marcus Hodges, Alisha James, Jeremiah Stromberg, and Michael Nail
Reefer Madness: Responding to Marijuana Use When Marijuana is Legal Presented by: Sandy Mullins, Peggy Carey, and Dr. Jonathan Kulick
How to Lead Intentionally Presented by: Jennifer Brady and Carmen Gomez
Partners in Change: The Importance of Community Stakeholders for the Future of Reform Presented by: Ruben Austria, Michael Mendoza, Wendy Still, and Kendra Bradner
The Role of Probation in Community Courts Presented by: Lindsey Price Jackson
The Use of Officer Discretion in Supervising Serious Mentally Ill Clients Presented by: Alexandria Battest and Fred Wilhalme
Practices with Transgender Clients: Transgender 101 Presented by: Victoria Westbrook

Self-Paced Courses

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With our online training partner, Relias, APPA is able to provide these solutions for individuals and agencies.
APPA Members receive discounted rates. Join us today!

for Individuals

Relias Academy

Ideal for individuals who want to take courses and manage their own learning...

  • Hundreds of individual courses (approx. $10/contact hour)
  • Access free APPA courses (grant funded)
  • Alternative online training solution for small agencies (e.g., less than 10 people):
    • Purchasable “tokens” to enable staff to take certain courses
    • Offers discounts for bulk purchases
  • Search by keyword, topic, course name, accreditation type

for Agencies

Relias LMS

An LMS is a solution that helps automate, manage, and track all your agency’s training needs, including...

  • Assigning curriculum
  • Completing regulatory training
  • Providing Continuing Education opportunities
  • Staying compliant
  • Producing reports for auditors