cpss400 | undergraduate

Institutional And Community-based Programs

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This course provides an overview of the continuum of programs and interventions in both institutional and community-based settings. It also explores the risk/need assessment process that determines program placement.

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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    Introduction to Correctional Programs

    • Determine the purpose of programs for individuals involved with the correctional system.
    • Describe the main theories or methodologies that inform correctional programs.
    • Explain how correctional programs have changed over time.

    Assessment of Risk and Needs

    • Identify the risk and needs of an individual involved with the correctional system.
    • Analyze the role of risk and needs assessment in case management and case planning.

    Correctional Programs and Interventions

    • Identify different types of available correctional programs.
    • Examine the effectiveness of correctional programs in assisting individuals with transitioning into the community.

    The Helping Process in Correctional Programs

    • Examine how the helping process can be utilized in correctional programs.
    • Explain skills necessary to facilitate the helping process in correctional programs.
    • Determine treatment programs for an individual involved with the correctional system.

    Best Practices and Evidence-Based Programs

    • Determine risks and needs of a population of individuals involved with the correctional system.
    • Determine evidence-based practices for programs tailored to individuals involved with the correctional system.
    • Design a correctional program to address the risk and needs of a population of individuals involved with the correctional system.
    • Describe the process of evaluating correctional programs.
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