cpss225 | undergraduate

Survey Of Correctional Program Career Opportunities

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This course introduces the student to the areas in which correctional programs are offered. It explores the various career opportunities in this diverse field.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Overview of Correctional Fields

    • Describe the role of job requirements in choosing a career.
    • Identify possible careers within the field of corrections.
    • Identify current employment trends within the corrections sector of the criminal justice system.

    Career Preparation

    • Identify components of career preparation.
    • Explain the importance of career preparation.

    Strategies for Correctional Career Opportunities

    • Describe the process for applying and interviewing for a job in the field of corrections.
    • Create a resume for a career in the field of corrections.

    Challenges in Careers in Corrections

    • Describe challenges faced by corrections professionals.
    • Identify the effect of career challenges on personal well-being.
    • Describe strategies for addressing challenges faced in the field of corrections.

    Future Career Trends in Corrections

    • Describe projected changes to careers in the field of corrections.
    • Describe the process for considering career advancement in a career in the field of corrections.
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