News Release

New APPA/NCTI Training Partnership Announced
For Immediate Release: 03/04/2009

American Probation and Parole Association to offer Preventing Staff Sexual Misconduct Against Offenders Workshop and Certification Training Through New Partnership

The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with the National Curriculum & Training Institute, Inc (NCTI), of Phoenix, Arizona. For more than 25 years, NCTI has been providing staff development workshops and cognitive behavior change curricula to agencies across North America.

Through this partnership, APPA will be offering probation, parole, and private practitioners accredited NCTI Workshops and Facilitator Certification Training for Preventing Staff Sexual Misconduct Against Offenders.

Agency and Staff Benefits of this Partnership:

  • Awareness and prevention of staff sexual misconduct against offenders
  • Reduction of agency and staff liability
  • Reduction in negligence by providing training accredited by APPA in the area of preventing staff sexual misconduct against offenders
  • Compliance with Prison Rape Elimination Act education training standards
  • Address failure to train issues

The APPA Mission Statement states that we are to “serve, challenge and empower our members and constituents by educating, communicating and training; advocating and influencing; acting as a resource and conduit for information, ideas and support; developing standards and models; and collaborating with other disciplines.”

Through this exciting new partnership, APPA is reaching out to bring the best training to its members and constituents. For more information about the partnership and the training available, contact Diane Kincaid at (859) 244-8196.