cpss300 | undergraduate
Working With The Correctional Population
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- Differentiate between the level of security present in correctional settings, including minimum-, medium-, and maximum-security facilities.
- Describe the settings in private and public correctional institutions.
- Evaluate the potential for physical, mental, or emotional violence within a correctional environment.
- Identify what is necessary to constitute a security threat group.
- Identify specific recommendations for professionalism and ethics for correctional staff and suggested treatment for inmates.
- Examine the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).
- Review the policies, procedures, and accreditation requirements for the American Corrections Association (ACA) and the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC).
- Identify potential future trends in the correctional field.
Inmate Population Overview
- Identify key issues in the corrections system today.
- Classify inmate populations.
- Describe characteristics of typical inmate profiles.
- Examine how inmates perceive themselves and why it matters.
Inmate and Offender Rights
- Describe the services accessible to offenders and inmates.
- Explain due process and grievances.
- Identify the basic rights afforded to inmates and offenders by the U.S. Constitution.
- Describe some inmate and offender rights provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Inmate and Offender Manipulation and Games
- Identify offender and inmate manipulation and games.
- Analyze negative effects on security within an institutional or correctional facility.
- Describe the practice of smuggling various contraband.
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