U.S. Department of Justice


  • Anytime

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  • Always Available


  • Online




Event ID

  • NICWBT24

How to Apply

Online registration for this e-course is available at the NIC Learning Center. When you click the "Apply" link below you will be redirected to the NIC Learning Center to complete the registration process.

Enrollment in the NIC e-Learning Center is limited to corrections professionals from jails, prisons, and community corrections agencies whose jobs are categorized as executive management, middle management, first-line supervision, offender programming, or training/staff development.


Objective Jail Classification: Assessing Inmate Risk and Needs

Anytime--In this e-course, you will learn about objective classification, one of the most important management tools available to jail administrators.


This e-course is intended to provide an introduction to objective jail classification for those who have not participated in the National Institute of Corrections training on objective jail classification and as a refresher or reference for those who have received the training. This course is designed to provide participants with the concepts and procedures that will help them implement a classification process based on objective criteria. The participants will develop the skill to use the instruments and tools used in assessing an inmate's risks and needs. The course will describe the various points during an inmate's stay that are opportunities for the assessment (classification) process.

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