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The Corrections Profession: Maintaining Safety and Sanity, Part 1

Spinaris, Caterina, Mike Denhof, and Greg Morton, Desert Waters Correctional Outreach, National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Academy, 2014

Document ID: 027907

The Corrections Profession: Maintaining Safety and Sanity, Part 2

Spinaris, Caterina, Mike Denhof, and Greg Morton, Desert Waters Correctional Outreach, National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Academy, 2014

Document ID: 027908

Stress and Turnover in Parole and Probation-APPA [Audio]

DC Public Safety, 2014

"Adam Matz and Kristen Lewis were interviewed about stress and turnover in the probation and parole agencies. The show reviewed two articles written by Matz and Lewis."

Document ID: 028268

Organizational Stressors Associated With Job Stress and Burnout in Correctional Officers: A Systematic Review

Finney, Caitlin; Stergiopoulos, Erene; Hensel, Jennifer; Bonato, Sarah; and Carolyn S. Dewa, BMC Public Health, 2013

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intent of Jail Staff Throughout the United States

Leip, Leslie A.; and Jeanne B. Stinchcomb, Criminal Justice Review, 2013

"This study analyzes data from a national survey of 1,924 line-level jail staff to assess the impact of both work-related variables and personal characteristics on the intention of employees to resign."

Document ID: 027698

Correctional Officers: Strategies to Improve Retention

Nink, Carl, Management & Training Corporation (MTC) Institute, 2010

"This report explores issues impacting correctional agencies and companies, such as changing workforce demands, a dynamic labor market, predictors of turnover, and various reasons for why COs (correctional officers) leave their positions."

The Future is Now: Recruiting, Retaining, and Developing the 21st Century Jail Workforce

Stinchcomb, Jeanne B.; McCampbell, Susan W.; and Leslie Leip, Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc., 2009

This "comprehensive workforce planning blueprint" is designed to help jail administrators in recruiting, retaining, and developing leaders.

Document ID: 023688