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Document 021799
FutureForce: A Guide to Building the 21st Century Community Corrections Workforce
By Stinchcomb, Jeanne B.; McCampbell, Susan W.; Layman, Elizabeth P.. Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc. (Naples, FL); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This guide "explores current and future workforce challenges facing community corrections" (p. xiii). Chapters contained in this guide are: rationale -- why now?; organizational culture -- moving from a "workplace" to a place where people want to work; recruitment -- looking in the right places for the right people; retention -- keeping the right people in the right places; and strategies for success -- getting started.... Read More
176 p.
Document 020487
FutureForce: Building a 21st Century Community Corrections Workforce
  • [Satellite/Internet Broadcast held August 3, 2005]
  • National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO) National Institute of Corrections. Community Corrections/Prisons Division (Washington, DC).
    This program focuses on the changing and expanding roles of probation, parole, and community corrections officers. Probation, parole and community corrections officers have seen their roles and professional expectations change and expand over the past several years. However, their primary responsibility has remained the supervision of offenders in conjunction with effective caseload management. These changing and expanding roles and expectations, coupled with offender supervision and caseload... Read More
    1 DVD (165 min.)
    Document 018196
    Mentoring in the Corrections Workplace: A Self-Paced Workbook
    National Institute of Corrections Academy. Southern Regional Field Coordinators (N.P.).
    A self-paced course on how to be an effective mentor is presented. This workbook covers: performance objectives; the differing tasks of a mentor and a supervisor; qualities and experiences (resources) a mentor has; rules of mentoring; effective listening; setting expectations; goal setting; feedback; exploring options and ideas; pitfalls; transitioning; mentor's checklist; action plan; and reviewing the mentor/mentee relationship.... Read More
    31 p.
    Document 000888
    Accelerated Management Selection/Management Training for Adult Correctional Institutions: The Oregon Department of Corrections Institution Supervisor Candidate School
    By Pearce, Fred B.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Oregon Dept. of Corrections (Salem, OR).
    This Supervisor Candidate School was a project implemented by the Oregon Department of Corrections to prepare its workforce to manage an intended increase in its institutional capacity. This document describes the program: the selection of participants, classroom and on-the-job training, and its implementation. It also describes a study of the program, comparing program participants to a matched group who did not attend the program. Attachments include DACUM job task analysis results and... Read More
    32 p.
    Document 010615
    National Institute of Corrections Council on Curriculum Development Proposed 18-Credit Hour CO Certification Curriculum
    National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). International Association of Correctional Officers (Marquette, MI); National Institute of Corrections. National Council on Curriculum Development (Marquette, MI).
    Areas to be covered are outlined in detail for the following six courses, proposed for correctional officer certification: Corrections in the Criminal Justice System; Correctional Practices; Basic Communications in Corrections; Offender Behavior and Development; Juvenile Justice and Corrections; and, Ethical and Legal Issues in Corrections.... Read More
    20 p.
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