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2012
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Time and Project Management: Problem Solving
By Landsberger, Joe. Study Guides and Strategies (SGS).
This web portal offers various resources that will get you informed and trained in the basics of time management, problem solving, and project management. Sections of this webpage are: managing time and tasks—time management, creating to-do lists, avoiding procrastination, developing self-discipline, and related exercises; motivating yourself—interactive exercise and its text; problem solving/decision making—overview, defining and gathering, alternatives, implementation, creative problem solving... Read More
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2009
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How to Run a Direct Supervision Housing Unit: For Existing Direct Supervision Jails
  • [Lesson Plans, Slides & Participant Manual]
  • National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
    Developed for line staff of existing direct supervision jails, this training progam provides effective inmate management techniques that will enable participants to operate a direct supervision housing unit. This program contains the following modules:
    • Introduction;
    • Orientation to direct supervision;
    • Officer role in the unit–influencing behavior;
    • Direct supervision housing unit strategies;
    • Time management in the unit;
    • Managing inmate behavior;
    • Managing differences and di... Read More
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    approximately 300 pages
    2006
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    Correctional Leadership Competencies for the 21st Century: Manager and Supervisor Levels
    By Campbell, Nancy M.; Mactavish, Marie; Dobel, J. Patrick; Lucey, Barbara; Edington, Teddi; Yates, Cindi; Woodward, William. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Campbell Consulting (Bainbridge Island, WA); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
    Characteristics that result in the best performance of correctional managers and supervisors are identified along with key skills, knowledge, and attributes of effective and successful leaders which are then linked to a set of specific behaviors. This manual includes an executive summary and the following chapters: managerial profiles; ethics and values; interpersonal relationships; oral and written communication; motivating others; developing direct reports; managing conflict; team building; c... Read More
    PDF
    316 p.
    2006
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    Executive Training for Newly Appointed Juvenile Facility Directors [Lesson Plan and Participant's Manual]
    National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO); U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
    This 36-hour training program targets skills needed to effectively lead a juvenile corrections or detention facility. Modules contained in this manual are: creating our context for learning; the roles and functions of a juvenile facility director; exploring your leadership style; the impact of today's changing juvenile justice workforce; shaping your facility's vision, mission, values, and culture; addressing your facility's external environment; managing change; developing well being in yourse... Read More

    1 computer disk; CD-ROM
    2005
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    Correctional Leadership Competencies for the 21st Century: Executive and Senior Levels
    By Campbell, Nancy M. Mactavish, Marie Dobel, Patrick Katsampes, Paul Yates, Cindi. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Campbell Consulting (Bainbridge Island, WA) National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
    Characteristics that result in the best performance of executive and senior level leaders are identified along with the key skills, knowledge, and attributes of effective and successful leaders which are then linked to a set of specific behaviors. Following an executive summary, this manual provides an exploration of: managerial profiles; self awareness; ethics and values; vision and mission; strategic thinking; managing the external environment; power and influence; strategic planning and perf... Read More
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    226 p.
    2005
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    How to Run a Direct Supervision Housing Unit: A Training Curriculum
    By Jacobsen, Vic; Reid, Tom. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO). Minnesota Jail Resource Center (St. Paul, MN); Minnesota State Sheriffs' Association (St. Paul, MN).
    Developed for line staff, this 32-hour workshop covers 12 steps to effective inmate management. Segments include:
    • Orientation to direct supervision
    • The officer's role in the unit
    • Principles of running a direct supervision housing unit
    • Building flexibility in your leadership style
    • Planning and organizing in the unit
    • Managing differences in the unit
    • Managing inmate behavior, and difficult situations & inmates
    • Establishing yourself in the unit
    • Ho... Read More

    1 DVD (26 min.) + 1 CD
    2005
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    Correctional Leadership Competencies for the 21st Century [Satellite/Internet Broadcast]
    National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
    This program will assist participants with succession planning, provide a framework for developing appropriate training curricula, target external resources needed for staff development, and help participants create a strategy for both personal and professional staff development. The presentation focuses on the core competencies applicable to corrections professionals working at executive, senior level, manager, and supervisory levels. The program content is appropriate for those working in jail... Read More
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    1 DVD (180 min.)
    2001
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    Facilitation Skills for Managers: Training Curriculum Package
    By Collins, Barbara; Yeres, Susan; Smith, M. Gale. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). ETR Associates (Santa Cruz, CA); National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
    This 16-hour course is designed for managers who run meetings and/or lead task groups. This curriculum is divided into seven modules:
    • Introduction and course overview;
    • What is facilitation;
    • Know yourself and your group;
    • Getting started;
    • Getting work done (task tools);
    • Handling challenges;
    • And completing work.
    Lesson plans, Participant's Manual, and overheads are included.... Read More
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    Approximately 250 pages
    2001
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    Group Facilitation Skills for Trainers
    By Yeres, Susan; Collins, Barbara. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). ETR Associates (Santa Cruz, CA); National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
    This 16-hour course explores the skills needed in leading group participants to achieve specific learning goals. The following modules are contained in this curriculum:
    • Introduction and course overview;
    • How we process learning;
    • Predicting and accommodating learner behavior;
    • Setting the climate;
    • Utilizing facilitation strategies for learning;
    • Dealing with conflicts in groups;
    • And presentations.
    Also included are copies of overheads used.... Read More
    ZIP
    approximately 300 pages
    2001
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    Facilitation Skills for Offender Groups: Training Curriculum Package
    By Yeres, Susan; Collins, Barbara. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). ETR Associates (Santa Cruz, CA); National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
    Designed for counselors or other staff who run offender groups, this 16-hour course addresses group process strategies. The following lesson plan modules are provided:
    • Introduction and course overview;
    • What facilitation is;
    • Goals for personal development;
    • Stages of group development;
    • Stages of individual change;
    • Setting a climate for change;
    • Communication skills;
    • Facilitating participation;
    • Facilitating behavior change;
    • Facilitating changes in perspective;
    • A... Read More
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    approximately 560 pages
    1978
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    The Seven-Step Planning Cycle
    National Institute of Corrections Jail Center (Boulder, CO).
    The following seven steps are described in this document: identify the problem; clarify the problem; identify and analyze the cause; identify alternative solutions to the problem; select one or more alternatives for action; plan for implementation; clarify the contract; implement the action plan; and provide a way to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan.... Read More
    PDF
    8 p.
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