Annual Forum

*** Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the annual forum date has changed to 9/2/20-9/4/20.  If you submitted your payment for the spring forum your check will be returned in the coming weeks. Thank you for your understanding in this difficult time***

2020 Forum:
September 9/2-9/4  at the Days Inn Hotel & Conference Center, State College PA. 
Updated Room Code: 090120PAP


Wednesday 8am-9am : Registration
    9am-12pm: Pretrial 101
    12pm-1pm: Business Lunch (Lunch Provided)
    1pm-4pm: Round Table Discussions
    4pm-?: The Cliff Downward hospitality suite

Thursday: 9am-12pm: Reentry Simulation
2pm-1:30pm: Lunch (on your own)
1:30pm-4pm: Trauma informed supervision
4pm-??: The Cliff Downward hospitality suite
6pm: Dinner at the Deli & Z Bar (included in your registration fee)

Friday: 9am-12pm: Self Care Isn't Selfish 

Interested in becoming a board member?  New members will be voted on at our Annual Business Lunch on 9/2/20.  If interested please contact a board member before or during the forum.  
forum registration_1.pdf
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Paul Larkin Memorial PPSA Scholarship

In honor of Paul Larkin (Allegheny County), Pennsylvania Pretrial Services Association (PPSA) makes available yearly scholarship funding to assist employees of PPSA affiliated agencies in attending the yearly conference of PPSA. Applicants will submit requests to be reviewed by the scholarship committee. Two scholarships per year will be awarded. Scholarships will be in the form of waived registrations, hotel accommodations, and .25 per mile/mileage reimbursement. Only applicants who have not yet attended a forum are eligible.
PPSA Scholarship_3.docx
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Prior Trainings

Below is a list of presentations from prior forums or regional training's. Please check back for updates.

Pretrial 101 (2019 Forum)

From Theory to Practice; Elements of a Pretrial Justice System.pptx
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PPSA - 2019 PSU.pptx
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Are you speaking my Language? (2018 Forum)

Are You Speaking My Language 050418.pptx
click to download

Medically Assisted Treatment  (2018 Forum)

MAT Pretrial 5-3-18.pptx
click to download

Essential Elements (2018 Forum) 

PAPSA 2018 TrainingPPT.PPTX
click to download