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Education & Training - Monthly Workshops

Chairpersons:   Zayda Harsha & Nathan Jackson

Committee Members
Deanna Alvord - MN DOC

This committee identifies training needs across the MCA membership.
They promote education and training resources and opportunities to professionals in the field of corrections.


  • Identify training needs that are specific to each region of the state, both community services and institutions.  Input for training shall be solicited from members, Regional Representatives, MCA committees and other corrections organizations.
  • Develop strategies to help ensure training completion.
  • Work cooperatively with other committees and organizations to plan, coordinate and ensure delivery of identified training. 
  • Actively seek funding for training opportunities that are pertinent to corrections professionals in the community and institutions

                             FREE Member Monthly Workshops

3rd Friday of each month - Save the dates:
January 19 - Domestic Violence: Victimization from Behind Bars
February 16
March 16;   April 20
May 18;   June 15
July 20;   August 17
September 21;   October 19
November 16;  December 21

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
DOC Central Office
1450 Energy Park Drive - St. Paul
West Entrance - Afton Room - 1st Floor

Click here to sign up for the January workshop!

You must have a current paid membership to sign up.

Click here to sign up for an MCA membership.
Log into the website to check your current membership status.  If you think you have had an MCA membership in the past, feel free to email the MCA office.  This will avoid you having duplicate accounts.

Thanks members for attending the previous workshops and your positive feedback. 
We're glad you enjoyed these events in 2017!

  • Ethical Issues and Boundaries in Practitioner-Client Relationships
  • Maintaining Boundaries What Games Do Offender Play
  • Human Trafficking
  • Gambling Addiction 
  • Opiates & Methamphetamines
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Labor Market Information

MCA Office 
PO Box 261
Wyoming, MN 55092

Phone: 651.462.8320 
Fax: 651.717.6137

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