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Assess future correctional practices.
Identify future correctional research objectives.
Anticipate future correctional problems.
Estimate future correctional populations.
Discuss future correctional philosophies.
Discuss capital punishment and prisoner litigation.
Identify recent trends in litigation by prison and jail inmates.
Describe the issues raised by correctional lawsuits.
Understand the laws and litigation dealing with probation and parole.
Review the history of correctional litigation.
Understand inmate management.
Identify modern management tasks.
Discuss the issues facing correctional managers.
Learn various leadership styles.
Conduct an overview of the bureaucracy.
Understand concepts of correctional administration and management.
Discuss correctional job prospects.
Learn how to find about jobs, internships, and cooperative education experiences.
Review the responsibilities of institutional corrections officers, probation and parole officers, correctional counselors, community corrections personnel, and other correctional positions.
List community alternatives for juveniles.
Review the concepts of community service.
Learn about fines, forfeitures, and restitution.
Understand the concept of diversion.
Discuss "reentry programs" as community based corrections.
Define community corrections and intermediate punishments.
Understand issues related to probation for juvenile offenders.
Discuss the duties of probation and parole officers.
Understand the violations of probation and parole.
Discuss the administration of probation and parole.
Learn the history of probation and parole.
Understand juvenile inmate characteristics and issues.
Discuss violence in correctional institutions.
Understand prison and jail cultures.
Contrast jail inmate characteristics.
Identify prison inmate characteristics.
Understand the issues related to juvenile corrections.
Learn about state prisons.
Review the federal prison system.
Discuss the concept of labor in prisons.
Understand the issues of women and prison.
Learn the types of functions of prisons.
Discuss prisoner management and related issues.
View prisons as total institutions.
Identify other local detention facilities.
Determine the major issues with jails and detention facilities.
Learn about jail employees.
Learn the physical plant of jails.
Explore the variations in jail use.
Understand the issues related to jails and women.
Identify special sentencing considerations for juveniles.
Discuss what comes after the verdict and the appeals process.
Learn sentencing strategies.
Understand sentencing decisions.
Understand penitentiary reform in the 19th Century.
Learn about prison reform and penitentiaries.
Review early history and the Age of Enlightenment.
Discuss various corrections programs.
Review philosophies of punishment.
Learn the meaning of corrections.