cpss395 | undergraduate

Program Facilitation Skills

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This course identifies the variety of facilitation skills necessary for promoting positive behavioral change in inmates and offenders. Students explore the distinction between paraprofessional and professional program services.

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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    Advanced Facilitation Techniques

    • Identify which counseling models would be effective in an incarceration setting.
    • Identify which counseling models would be effective in community corrections.
    • Describe techniques for changing behavior, according to a specified counseling model.

    Facilitation Skills for Special Populations

    • Identify counseling models appropriate for specific populations within the correctional system.
    • Describe the methods used within the models to reduce relapse in special populations.

    General Facilitation Guidelines

    • Identify the correctional counselor's role in program facilitation.
    • Identify legal and ethical issues that may arise in program facilitation.
    • Describe the goals of correctional counseling.

    Evaluation of Success

    • Examine the effectiveness of counseling on changing inmate and offender behavior and reducing recidivism.

    Basic Facilitation Skills

    • Describe strategies to build rapport with inmates and offenders in a correctional treatment or supervision program.
    • Describe the effect of group dynamics on facilitating programs.
    • Describe techniques for establishing a therapeutic environment.
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