NIC has a catalog of hundreds of free, online eCourses for corrections and community services professionals at all levels. Most eCourses get you credit toward your career goals and most come with a certificate of completion. This platform is available 24/7 to fit in with your schedule. eCourse topics range from PREA and Staff Wellness, to office skills and offender management.
This page contains only a small selection from our larger catalog. Please visit our categories page or use the LMS search to find training on the topics you are interested in.
- This course will help you to begin broadening your perspectives by questioning the assumptions you may have about the people around you. It will also offer you tools to build a more harmonious workplace.Duration1 hour
- This is a six-course program for front line supervisors and staff in pretrial, probation, jails, prisons, parole, and re-entry.Duration1 hour per course
- This course is intended to provide PREA Coordinators who work in community confinement facilities with an overview of their role and responsibilities in achieving and maintaining compliance with PREA.Duration3 hours
- This course will explore forms of moral and authentic leadership, discover how authentic and moral leaders are high-impact leaders, practice behaviors that will lead you to better moral decision-making outcomes, and learn how you can develop your followers to be moral actors.Duration2 hours
- The purpose of this course is to provide jail administrators and jail personnel with sufficient knowledge to develop housing plans that help manage inmate behavior.Duration1 hour
- The purpose of this course is to provide agency PREA Coordinators with an overview of the basic role and responsibilities of their position.Duration3 hours
- In this course you will learn about the importance of collaborations in corrections. Particularly in these turbulent times, collaboration may ensure the survival of programs, services, and even agencies.Duration2 hours
- This course will focus on the leadership role you can take in your organization during critical incidents. It also explores how leadership perspective can be the lens to proactively anticipate crisis situations.Duration1 hour and 30 minutes
- The goal of this course is to educate and inform correctional and civilian staff on the importance of maintaining professional boundaries and adhering to their agency’s policies for interactions with individuals under their custody or supervision.Duration1 hour
- This six course series provides content knowledge that is required before attending NIC's Offender Workforce Development Specialist (OWDS) training program and serves as a standalone program that provides important foundational and theoretical perspectives of career development.Durationbetween 1 hour and 1.5 hours per course
- This course will provide you with strategies for communicating effectively and professionally with all youth, with a specific focus on LGBTQI youth.Duration1 hour
- This course provides an overview of the important aspects of understanding Justice-Involved Women in correctional settings.DurationEach course is 1 hour long