Sheriffs' Association of Texas

Other Training - not hosted by SAT

Updated: 12/13/2019 


Texas Commission on Jail Standards
Mental Health Training for Jailers #4900

Texas Commission on Jail Standards will be conducting the #4900 – Mental Health Training for Jailers at a county near you.  This is the 8 hour course, mandated, in the “Sandra Bland Act”.   Those who obtained a jailer’s license prior to September 1, 2017 are required to take this course before September 1, 2021.  Don’t wait!  Classes are limited to 25.  The dates include training for September 2019 through March 2020 (so far) with additional dates added as we hear from counties requesting to host training.   Listed below are training dates along with the registration link for each class.  More classes will be offered in the future but DON’T wait!! Contact one of the Mental Health Trainers below with any questions.   Hope to see you there!  

Kathleen Pokluda; 512-850-9668; 
Earnestine Sanders; 512-653-4346; 
Tommy Dill; 512-850-9422; 

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7th Annual Texas Jail Nurse Training Conference

March 23-25, 2020 

The Hotel Galvez
Galveston Texas

State Rate Discount
$103 single  $143 double

To receive the discount, room reservations must be made by calling this number 409-515-2154. 

Be sure to give them the name of the group
Texas Jail Nurse

Conference Registration $325 

Hotel Room Reservations must be made by end of the business day February 20, 2020

Conference Flyer