Meets TCOLE Intermediate Corrections Officer Mandate (Equivalent to TCOLE Course #2109/2110)

6 months unlimited access

Spanish for Corrections and Jailers

Spanish for Corrections and Jailers

Learn Essential Spanish Communication Skills to Improve Safety and Efficiency in Your Workplace

Unlock a new world of communication and understanding with Spanish for Jailers! Our comprehensive online course is specifically designed to help jailers communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking inmates, making their job safer and more efficient. With expert instruction, engaging multimedia resources, and real-world scenarios, you'll learn practical Spanish skills that will make a meaningful difference in your work. Join the hundreds of jailers who have already transformed their careers with Spanish for Jailers. Sign up now and start speaking Spanish with confidence!

In correctional facilities, there is a significant population of Spanish-speaking inmates, and it is essential for officers to be able to communicate with them effectively. Not being able to speak the same language can lead to misunderstandings, mistrust, and even dangerous situations. Furthermore, communicating in Spanish can also improve relationships between correction officers and the families of Spanish-speaking inmates, who may have questions or concerns about their loved one's well-being. Therefore, correction officers must have the necessary language skills to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking inmates and their families.

Learn Online Spanish for Corrections and Jailers

  • Communicate with Hispanic inmates
  • Understand what Hispanic inmates are saying to each other
  • Prevent incidents from escalating by comprehending the conversation
  • Reduce misunderstandings when a Spanish speaker has an emergency
  • Promote trust with Hispanic inmates to improve and increase reporting of incidents
  • Understand threatening slang to maintain correctional officers safety and lessen hostile situations
  • Communicate and understand Spanish reduces calls to the language line providing relief to strained budgets
  • Eliminate Spanish language seminar expenses such as travel, parking, fuel, meals, and much more. Since training is online dispatchers will spend less time away from their job
To receive your 20 TCOLE training hours you must spend a minimum of 20 hours online (the program automatically tracks your time) and complete all online tests with 70% or better (retake a test any time to improve your score).

Know What Inmates are Saying About You in Spanish

Incarcerated gang members often use their Spanish-speaking skills to undermine the efforts of corrections officers and other prison staff. As a result, it is essential for corrections personnel to know Spanish for Corrections.

Instantly Recognize Verbal Threats

Be in control when interacting with Spanish-speaking inmates. Spanish for Corrections teaches you correctional terms, plus slang and offensive language to be prepared when you need it. Spanish for Corrections is designed to help you quickly learn Spanish phrases for issuing commands, controlling emergency situations, prison terminology, and much more. Spanish for Corrections meets the intermediate mandate of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education (TCOLE).

Spanish for Corrections
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