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August 12, 2019 - August 14, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Kansas City Public Library (Plaza Branch)
4801 Main Street
Cohen Room

Kansas City, MO 64112
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NIC Regional Training

Monday, August 12, 2019

The Second Chance Risk Reduction Center, a program of the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission, has been selected to host a National Institute of Corrections (NIC) regional training, Employment Retention: Principles & Practices. This opportunity will bring together the efforts of the Second Chance Program, National Institute of Corrections and Learning Designs.

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Participants Will:

Combine cognitive-behavioral interventions with motivational interviewing techniques to address clients’ gainful attachment to the workforce and/or job loss. This “hand in glove” approach supports the honest exploration of thoughts, feelings, and beliefs affecting offender employment. Employment Retention: Principles and Practice topics include but are not limited to:

• Importance of Employment Retention
• Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) Model
• Importance of Assessment
• Career Development Theories
• Successful Program Models
• CBT Strategies and Techniques
• Client-Centered Communication Skills

Who Should Attend:

This three-day training event is intended for criminal justice practitioners and stakeholders supporting the reentry and workforce efforts of justice involved adults - to include a cross-section of a criminal justice collaborative representing probation, parole, correctional officers, human service practitioners, community-based, faith-based, etc.
Limited Space

Space will be limited to 40 participants for this training opportunity. Register at

(You will need to register for an account through the NIC to register for this training opportunity.)
If you have questions, contact Second Chance Risk Reduction Center at 816-231-0450.

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