On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to invite you to attend our 33rd Annual California Association of Pretrial Services (CAPS) Training Conference which will be held on May 22, 2019 – May 24, 2019, at the Cliffs Hotel and Spa, Pismo Beach, California.
This year, our conference theme is “Senate Bill 10: A Framework for Pretrial Justice in California.” We will kick off the conference on Wednesday, May 22nd. For May 23rd – May 24th, we are very excited to get tremendous support from the California Judicial Council, National Institute of Corrections, National Association of Pretrial Services and State Pretrial Leaders to present on current issues effecting the field, including:
• Senate Bill 10
• Local and State Pretrial Program Enhancements
• Risk Assessment Tool
• Supervision Model
We are working on obtaining Standards and Training Corrections (STC) certification on some of the workshops.
Conference registration will be available on May 22nd from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Date: May 22nd – May 24th, 2019
The Cliffs Hotel & Spa
2757 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Suite Rates: $165.00 + tax (Single or double occupancy)
Call (805) 773-5000 and mention “CAPS”
(group rate not available on-line)
Parking: $25 per day Hotel parking
Reservation Deadline: Monday, April 22, 2019
Conference Registration: $140 CAPS Members (includes luncheon)
$200 Non-Members (includes luncheon)
$45 per extra guest attending luncheon
To be eligible for CAPS Membership Conference Rate, membership fee of $30.00 must be received by Monday, April 22, 2019, see attached membership form. No refunds are available after May 1, 2019.
Training Conference Scholarships
There will be three (3) Scholarships available for CAPS Members in good standing (current with their membership dues). The scholarship includes conference registration fee and one night’s stay at the hotel. To apply, please submit a letter stating why you would like to be a scholarship recipient and how you would benefit from this conference. The letter must include your position, your employer and time in service as a pretrial practitioner. The letter must be submitted, no later than Monday, April 22, 2019, to:
CAPS Regional Director, Northern II
Senior Deputy Probation Officer
Solano County Probation Department
475 Union Avenue
Fairfield, CA 94533
Luncheon and Annual Meeting
Due to terms of office and retirements, nominations will be held for the following three (3) Board positions: Vice-President, Secretary, and Regional Director Northern I. The nominator and the candidate must be a CAPS member in good standing.
We, the Board of Directors, continue to work diligently to provide you the best training conference on a yearly basis. As we continue this conversation regarding bail reform, we look forward to seeing you in May 2019.