Members Only

Welcome to the Member's Only section!  This page provides IACTP members with exclusive access to a variety of resources. Take a few minutes to scroll through the offerings. If you have questions, please contact the IACTP office at

Click on the years below and you will have access to the current and back issues of our association's journal "The Correctional Trainer."

• Psychological Capital (NOTE-advance to 0:30 mark to start)
• Generations at Work: Why Can't We All Just Get Along (NOTE-advance to 7:08 mark to start)
• 5 Steps to a Great Presentation
• Intentional Leadership in the 21st Century

Some of the following resources are hyperlinked; the remaining documents can be obtained by emailing or calling 859-333-4209.

The materials in the Resource Library have been provided to IACTP by various sources.  IACTP assumes no responsibility for the material's content quality, accuracy, or usefulness.  The listing of the material is not an IACTP endorsement. You are encouraged to contact the IACTP office ( if you find errors or problems with any of the content. 

1.  PowerPoint – Contraband Concealment Tricks
2.  PowerPoint – Contraband Control
2.  PowerPoint – 25 Laws of Contraband

Drug Identification
1.  PowerPoint – “K2 Slides” (provided by Missouri DOC)
2.  PowerPoint – “The New High” (provided by Missouri DOC)
3.  PowerPoint – K2 and the Synthetic Cannabinoids: Pharmacology, Effects and Chemical Analysis 
     (provided by SlideShare, click HERE)
4.  PDF – “Private Source: The New High” (provided by Missouri DOC)
5.  PDF – “The New High (Drug Identification)” (provided by Missouri DOC)
6.  PDF – “The New Drug Lesson Plan” (provided by Missouri DOC)
7.  Video – Synthetic Drugs (provided by NIC Resource Center)
     Summary: Three facts regarding synthetic drugs – bath salts, K3, Spice – are explained in this   
     short but excellent video. Synthetic drugs are not safe, are not legal alternatives to marijuana,       
    and are not like ecstasy. – click HERE
8.  Curriculum – Medication Assisted Treatment Course (provided by NIC Resource Center) – click
9.  Handout – K2 Spice Awareness II (provided by NIC Resource Center) – click HERE
10.  Webinar – Understanding K2 and Bath Salts (provided by NIC Resource Center) – click HERE
11.  Website – How to Spot Synthetic Marijuana Symptoms (provided by NIC Resource Center) – click HERE.

1. International Corrections & Prisons Association Code of Ethical Conduct

IACTP Webinar PPT Slides
1.  Psychological Capital (from March 28, 2018 Webinar)

International Standards - Europe
1.  COE Human Rights Standards Compilation
2.  Guidelines on Human Rights & the Fight Against Terrorism
3.  Council of Europe Prison Rules (2006)
4.  Deep Custody: Segregation Units & Close Supervision Centres in England & Wales
5.  European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or   

International Standards - United Nations
1.  Bangkok Rules ~ United Nations Rules for Treatment of Women Prisoners & Non-Custodial 
     Measures for Women Offers
2.  Compliance Form for Bangkok Rules
3.  Mandela Rules ~ United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners
4.  Compliance Form for Mandela Rules
5.  Geneva Convention (1949): Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War
6.  Human Rights and Prisons: A Pocketbook of International Human Rights Standards for Prison   
7.  Istanbul Protocol: Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other  
     Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
8.  List of Readings of Relevant International Instruments on the Treatment of Prisoners
9.  Tokyo Rules ~ United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for Non-Custodial Measures
10.  United Nations and International Standards

Standards - Law Enforcement
1.  SWAT Standards: Tactical Response & Operations Standard for Law Enforcement Agencies

Training Analysis, Development, and Evaluation
1.  Collect Training Needs Analysis Data
2.  Competency Profile (Job Task Analysis) of Correctional Officer (1992)
3.  Correctional Officer Skills
4.  DACUM Handbook
5.  Designing Learner Centered Instruction
6.  Developing a Training Program
7.  Generic Job Description Template
8.  Induction Course (Correctional Officer Performance Review)
9.  Jail Staffing Analysis (Pierce County, WA)
10.  Needs Assessment: Understanding the Process
11.  Peace Officer Standards and Training – Instructor Certification Packet (Sample – Idaho)
12.  403 Post Orders (Sample – Vermont)
13.  Post Order Format (Sample – Vermont)
14.  Recruiting and Vetting National Staff
15.  Self-Audit Instrument for Administrators of Direct Supervision Jails
16.  Task Assessment – Prisoners Visits
17.  Task Assessment – Discharge Procedures
18.  Task Assessment – Escort Duties
19.  Task Assessment – Area & Vehicle Searches
20.  Task Assessment – Blank Template
21.  Task Assessment – Body Searches
22.  Task Assessment – Key Control
23.  Task Assessment – Report Writing
24.  Task Assessment – Searches
25.  Task Assessment – Security Checks
26.  Task Assessment – Strip Searches
27.  Task Assessment – Admission Procedures
28.  Task Assessment – Mechanical Restraints (Handcuffs)
29.  Training Needs Assessment Form
30.  Training Review Form
31.  Work Performance Statement (Sample – Seattle, WA)

Training Icebreakers
1. IACTP Icebreakers (Volume 1)
2. IACTP Icebreakers (Volume 2)

Training Manuals and Resources
1.  Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials
2.  Basic Training Manual for Correctional Workers
3.  Ohio Jail Administrator’s Handbook 2nd Edition
4.  Principles of Management: Manual for Prison Directors
5.  Prison Officer Training Course (Sample)
6.  Public Relations: How to Do It
7.  Staff Training on Radicalization and Violent Extremist Inmates