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Los Angeles, CA | February 26-28, 2023

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February 26  |  4:00PM
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DPO III La Tasha Jones, MSW



February 27  |  4:00PM
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Jennifer Kisela & David D'Amora



February 28  |  8:30AM
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Richard Cabral



February 28  |  11:00AM
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Terry Robiskie


Career Fair

Sunday, February 26, 11:00AM-1:00PM

Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want a career where you can have an impact and encourage individuals to make positive changes in their lives? Have you ever thought about career where you can help protect our communities? Do you want to excel and become a leader in your profession?

Please join us on Sunday, February 26, 2023, from 11am-1pm as the APPA hosts the Los Angeles Career Fair, exploring the unique career opportunities in community corrections. You’re invited to a special presentation, and you will have the chance to visit and speak with probation and parole professionals from around the nation.

Come get a head start and learn about great opportunities and career prospects to help make a difference in your service to the community.

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Off-site Mixer

Sunday, February 26, 2023, 7:30 - 10:30 PM
Antojitos Mexican Cocina - Universal City Walk

Come mingle and dine at the off-site mixer at Antojitos Mexican Cocina located at the fun and exciting Universal CityWalk on Sunday, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm. Antojitos has delicious cuisine, great ambiance, and exciting scenery. Take time to network with colleagues from across the region. Just a quick 8-minute walk from the training institute, the mixer will be on the patio space of the restaurant, so please dress accordingly.

Community Corrections Chase

Monday, February 27, 2023, 11:45AM

Please join us on an adventure as the APPA hosts the Community Corrections Chase! Chase participants will be challenged to travel throughout Universal City Walk collecting unique clues as they race toward the finish line. The Chase Participants will be provided with GPS monitors so the audience can see them explore and progress throughout the city in their race to the finish. The first one back will win the prize! Please accept the challenge and enter for a chance to win! Registration for you and your team will be open on Sunday, 2/26/23 at the registration table and the race will commence on Monday, 2/27/23 at 11:45am, at the main registration table.

Pre-registration Form All C3 participants are required to fill out this liability form

On-site Mixer

Monday, February 27, 2023, 8:00 - 10:00 PM

Old Hollywood is known for its glitz and glamour, and that's largely due to its shining stars - "There is a Star in all of Us". Come and enjoy an evening amongst the stars at the APPA Los Angeles On-site Mixer located at the Training Institute hotel, 3rd floor, “Orchid” room. Get the chance to network, enjoy music, refreshments, photo booth, games, and opportunity to win raffle prizes on Monday, February 27, 2023 from 8:00pm-10:00pm. “Old Hollywood” attire is highly encouraged.

Gridiron Gang Movie Viewing

Monday, February 27, 2023, 6:00PM-8:00PM

Please join us as the APPA screens the 2006 American sports drama Gridiron Gang, based on the true story of LA County Probation’s Camp Kilpatrick Mustangs sports camp. The movie tells the story of how Deputy Probation Officers and coaches Sean Porter and Malcolm Moore built the Mustangs football program and led a team of detained youth from all different backgrounds to a Cinderella season, helping to change the trajectory of many of the young men’s lives. The movie will be screened on-site at the Hilton from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

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Tour of the Los Angeles County Probation Department’s Campus Vernon Kilpatrick

Monday, February 27, 2023, from 12:30pm-3:30pm

Please join us as the APPA will be offering a tour of the Los Angeles County Probation Department’s Campus Vernon Kilpatrick. In the hills above Malibu, a juvenile probation camp has been reimagined as a cutting-edge campus for residential treatment. Launched at Campus Kilpatrick in 2017, the LA Model is a new approach to juvenile justice, which focuses on positive youth development through relationships and skill building in a small group therapeutic environment. Campus Kilpatrick is the Department’s flagship facility, a state-of-the-art campus built with a focus on wellness, trauma responsive strategies, and an evidence-based cognitive behavior program. The tour will travel the scenic route on the Pacific Coast Highway and up the Malibu hills through the vista points, culminating with a tour inside the facility which will include the campus’ cottages, school, gymnasium, common area, dining hall, culinary arts kitchen, and more. Please reserve your seat on the bus tour during registration as space will be limited. The tour will take place on Monday, February 27, 2023, from 12:30pm-3:30pm. Please meet us at the registration table at 12:15pm to prepare for boarding. This link is a video production of Campus Vernon Kilpatrick’s LA Model.

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Dennis Maloney Community Service Project


APPA’s Dennis Maloney Community Service Project gives members and stakeholders a chance to give back to the community during each training institute.

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Children of the Night Tour

Children of the Night

APPA tour attendees will have the opportunity to tour the Children of the Night (COTN) Headquarters in Hollywood, CA. The tour will include live Zoom and phone communication between tutors and sex-trafficked youth victims that reside throughout the United States, Africa, Asia, and South America. The Children of the Night Tutors donate their own time to assist approximately 300 sexually trafficked youth yearly study for the high school equivalency diploma or assist youth with reading and mathematics. The tour will take place on Monday, February 27, 2023 from 1:00pm-2:00pm. Please sign up as tour slots are limited. Please meet at the registration table at 12:30pm to prepare for transportation arrangements.

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Cancellation Policy

APPA’s no refund policy cut-off date is January 23, 2023. While there are valid reasons an individual cannot attend the training institute after registering, especially during the pandemic, unfortunately, the association must hold firm to this policy. APPA is bound by contractual obligations to the meeting venue to cover costs and/or penalties.

APPA values all members and stakeholders. If an individual is unable to attend the in-person training institute, regardless of the reason, APPA will transfer (substitute) registration to another individual from the same agency. Written requests must be sent to Kimberly Mills.

Thanks for your ongoing support of the association, and more importantly, for your belief in professional development and networking.



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Also, special thanks goes to our Corporate Members!