All training sessions will be accessible through our online training platform, DACOTA (Detention And Corrections Online Training Academy).
For best results, we strongly recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox internet browsers. For more information about system requirements, please visit the “System Requirements” page in DACOTA.
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If your agency signed up for one MASTER LICENSE the user name and password has been sent to the Key Contact for your facility in an email. If this email was not received, please check your spam/junk filter before contacting us.
PLEASE BE ADVISED that agencies utilizing the Master License have the responsibility of tracking each employee’s training.
Once you have logged into DACOTA, you will be able to view the JAILCON 20/20 Home Page. From this page, you can easily access everything you need for the conference by clicking on the navigation buttons.
The “Menu” button (an icon with 3 lines in the top left corner next to the DACOTA logo) is another way to navigate to all pages of the platform.
At the top of the “ONLINE SESSIONS” page you will find a filter button and search bar. With the search feature you can search on a keyword in the training session title to find sessions more easily.
The “FILTER” button allows you to narrow down sessions by:
To assist you in finding specific sessions, all sessions are categorized based on the NIJO Certification Training Requirements as follows:
To begin a training session, simply click on the title in the list to open it. Once the course has been opened, click on the green “ENROLL” button to enroll and start the session.
Once you enroll, you can then click on “START LEARNING NOW”.
At the top left, as well as in the center of the screen, click on the green “START COURSE” button to begin the session.
If you are unable to complete a course in one session, you may resume later by navigating to the course and clicking the blue “RESUME WHERE YOU LEFT OFF” button.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to download and save each of your certificates as you complete courses. This will ensure that you have all of them saved on your computer before your access to the training platform ends. (END DATES: Original Conference – October 14th, Session 2 – November 30th, Session 3 – December 31st)
To download and print/save your training certificates for proof of training:
1. Click on the “MENU” button in the top left corner (three horizontal lines);
2. Click “MY ACTIVITIES”;
3. Click “COURSES”
Once you’re in the “COURSE” page, you will see a list of all your courses. 4. Click the “User Status” header at the top to sort the list and see all of your “COMPLETED” courses marked in green.
5. Download all of your completion certificates, by clicking the “Certificate Icon”.
Live webinars showcase exceptional presenters and panelists on critical subjects facing our profession. The format provided attendees during the original conference dates the ability to interact by providing feedback, participating in polls, and asking questions in real time through the “chat” features.
For those who were unable to participate in the live webinar, you will still be able to access the webinar recordings by clicking on the “LIVE WEBINARS” button on the home page or navigate to that page using the Menu.
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Throughout the coming weeks, you have the opportunity to earn a variety of badges to reward you for staying engaged and taking full advantage of all of the training opportunities available throughout the conference.
To earn these badges you simply need to complete the requirements for each badge listed below. In many cases, by completing one badge, you will be on your way to earning another.
Although most of the prize drawings took place during the original session (September 7-30) of the conference, we will have a few additional prize drawings for those participating in Session 2 and 3 of the conference as well. This information will be posted on the website and can be accessed by clicking on the gold “PRIZE DRAWINGS” button in the platform.