NAPSA Seeking Nominations for Several Board of Director's Positions
NAPSA will hold elections in 2018 for Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, as well as Southwest and Northwest Region Directors. All Members of NAPSA in good standing with the Association at the time of this announcement are eligible for Board positions. Persons nominated for Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer must have prior experience on the NAPSA Board of Directors.  Nominations must be received by August 3, 2018.  Click here for more information.
 
Conference and Hotel Registration
NAPSA is pleased to announce the 46th Annual Conference and Training Institute, to be held at Omni Hotel, in Fort Worth, Texas from August 19-22, 2018 is now open. The NAPSA conference features national keynote and plenary session speakers and over  60 instructional workshops review the foundations of pretrial, latest research findings, and evidence-based practices. Your voice and your profession matter, so be here and be heard. Click here for more information.
 
Conference Workshop Descriptions
Over 60 educational workshops will be presented at the 2018 NAPSA Annual Conference.  Click here to see the workshop descriptions, learning objectives and presenters.  A full workshop schedule will be available by June.
 
Exhibitor Conference Registration
With 650 anticipated attendees, NAPSA’s 2018 annual conference will be the largest gathering of local, state and federal pretrial justice professionals in the country. If you are company that provides goods and services to the justice system, then you will want to be in Fort Worth with us. Find out more.
 
NAPSA at the APPA Annual Conference
NAPSA has been selected to teach three workshops at the APPA Annual Conference, held in Philadelphia, July 29-August 1.  The workshops will discuss topics such as operating a pretrial agency within a larger probation department; defining pretrial risk and how it should be managed; and, how the landscape of pretrial justice has changed over the last 65 years.  You can find complete workshop descriptions here. Visit APPA’s website for more information about the conference.
 
NAPSA YouTube Channel
Visit the NAPSA YouTube Channel to watch the recorded Keynote and Plenary sessions from the conference.
 
Certification Testing
The NAPSA Board of Directors and Education Committee are pleased to announce on-demand testing for its Certified Pretrial Services Professionals (CPSP) Level One certification exam. The twice-yearly exam is being replaced with a new on-line testing platform that allows pretrial professionals to take the exam throughout the year to better meet their individual schedules.  Interested persons need to complete necessary forms and make payment to NAPSA. Once approved, practitioners will be provided a link to the testing platform to complete the exam. For more information click here.