Division of Workforce Engagement Mission Statement
Provide valuable learning experiences that empower the agency and its partners to maximize performance and achieve full potential through best practices.
Division of Workforce Engagement
The Division of Workforce Engagement provides state-of-the-art instruction to department employees and to other stakeholders. The curriculum is developed and enhanced with assistance from Training Committees, the National Institute of Corrections, the American Correctional Association, and others. The courses are coordinated by Correctional Training Institute staff, dedicated to providing students individual and professional development opportunities. Training programs are also supported by many adjunct trainers and subject matter experts throughout the Department.
- Professional Development
- Presentation Skills
- Instructor Certifications
- Trainer/Instructor development
*Current staff who are interested in mentoring, check out Beyond the Wall Mentoring Program
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New Employee Training Process
New Employee Training Process (NETP) is designed to introduce new correctional employees to the field of corrections and employment as a correctional professional with the Indiana Department of Correction. The New Employee Training Process is a blended program of traditional classroom instruction and eLearning. For more information on the Department's eLearning programs, please visit our eLearning Resource site here. Once there, new employees will find an overview of the New Employee Training Process and other information to help kick start your career with the Indiana Department of Correction. For more information on the New Employee Training Process and Fiscal Year program dates, please select one of the links below.
*New Employees are encouraged to view the New Employee section of the eLearning Resource page here.
**For specific questions regarding the dates and enrollment in NETP please contact your Facility Training Coordinator or Regional Training Manager. Regional Training Manager contact information can be found here.
The Division of Workforce Engagement provides employees with the opportunity to participate in specialized training programs. Specialized training programs include the Commissioner's Experienced and Emerging Leaders program, the Leadership Academy, D.O.C. Supervisory Program, Basic Supervisory Skills for Custody, specialized Mental Health training, and many more. For more information on available courses, please contact your Facility Training Coordinator.
Instructor Development Course
The Division of Workforce Engagement offers various Instructor Development Courses. These courses include New Trainers Orientation, Training for Trainers, Curriculum Development, and Presentation Skills. For more information regarding available Instructor Development Courses please contact a member of Workforce Engagement Team here.
Additional Training Resources for Correctional Professionals