The Changing Career of the Correctional Officer

The Changing Career of the Correctional Officer

1 The Changing Role of the Correctional Officer Historically , corrections has been viewed as an occupational field , not a profession . The correctional institution was referred to as a penitentiary , a facility designed to punish ...

Author: Don Josi, PhD

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0750699620

Category: Law

Page: 184

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This is an introductory text on the changing nature of correctional officer careers, focusing on personnel, management, and organizational issues.
Categories: Law

All About a Career as a Corrections Officer

All About a Career as a Corrections Officer

Corrections. Officer. Salary: The rate is subject to negotiated change. In addition, there is an annual uniform allowance, holiday pay, and contributions by the City to Welfare and Annuity Fund and City-paid health insurance.

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 9780768930313

Category: Study Aids

Page: 312

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Peterson's Master the Corrections Officer Exam: All About a Career as a Corrections Officer provides career information about Corrections Officers, along with information about the application and examination process. In addition, there are valuable chapters on job duties, working conditions, salary, training and promotions, the prison system, looking for jobs, the written and promotion exams, drug testing and the medical examination, the background investigation, the psychological interview, and the physical fitness test. Master the Corrections Officer Exam: All About a Career as a Corrections Officer is a part of Master the Corrections Officer Exam, which provides the most comprehensive review available for those interested in working in the prison system, including 6 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations, an extensive review of the officer screening process, an overview of the typical officer training process, all-new information on job requirements, and expert advice on how to seek and apply for positions in the field.
Categories: Study Aids

Prisons Today and Tomorrow

Prisons Today and Tomorrow

I can't get no satisfaction: The role of supervisory support on correctional officer stress and job satisfaction. Crime, Justice and the Law, ... The changing career of the correctional officer: Policy implications for the 21st century.

Author: Ashley G. Blackburn

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781449615963

Category: Law

Page: 350

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A Thoroughly Revised and Updated Third Edition of an Essential Text Prisons Today and Tomorrow is a balanced, comprehensive text designed to introduce students and other readers to the reality of corrections. Beginning with an overview of prisons throughout history, the text moves to an analysis of the philosophy and practice of modern corrections. Detailed descriptions of “life on the inside,” an analysis of trends in current correctional populations, and an overview of the future of corrections make Prisons Today and Tomorrow the most current and relevant correctional textbook on the market today. At every step, students are encouraged to engage in critical and analytical discussion on the role of incarceration and the challenges faced by corrections personnel, lawmakers, and newly released prisoners attempting to reintegrate into society. The revised third edition includes fully updated information and all-new chapters and contributors, including an up-to-date examination of modern issues facing prisoners and prison administration. With its accessible but comprehensive approach and clear, realistic style, Prisons Today and Tomorrow is suitable for corrections and sociology students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Featuring chapters contributed by leading authorities in the field, current case studies and research, and insightful, probing questions for further discussion, Prisons Today and Tomorrow is an essential text for any student in the field. The revised and updated Third Edition includes: • Current case studies and up-to-date statistical information and research • Features chapters contributed by leading authorities in the field • Fully rewritten and updated chapter on modern issues facing prisoners and prison administration personnel • A comprehensive overview of future challenges in prison management • Learning objectives and vocabulary call-outs for every chapter • Review and discussion questions for every chapter that encourage material retention and critical thinking • Every new print copy includes full student access to the companion website, which features a variety of engaging interactive study tools
Categories: Law

Prisons Today and Tomorrow

Prisons Today and Tomorrow

The Changing Career of the Correctional Officer: Policy Implications for the 21st Century. ... “Gender, Working Conditions, and the Job Satisfaction of Women in Non-traditional Occupations: Female Correctional Officers in Male Prisons.

Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781449684181

Category: Social Science

Page: 316

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Prisons: Today and Tomorrow, Second Edition uses current case studies and research to present balanced and comprehensive coverage of prisons and prisoners. Featuring chapters contributed by leading authorities on the modern prison system, this text examines the many purposes of prisons-punishment, deterrence, rehabilitation, and incapacitation-and examines controversial issues such as whether imprisonment actually deters crime or merely serves as punishment.
Categories: Social Science

Experiencing Corrections

Experiencing Corrections

Walking George: The life of George John Beto and the rise of the modern Texas prison system. Denton: University of North Texas Press. Josi, D. A., & Sechrest, D. K. (1998). The changing career of the correctional officer: Policy ...

Author: Lee Michael Johnson

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483342290

Category: Political Science

Page: 296

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Written by scholars who have practical experience in corrections, the readable essays in this one-of-a-kind collection draw on real-world experiences to illustrate theoretical and methodological concepts and demonstrate approaches to corrections practice. Spanning the three general types of correctional environments—incarceration, community corrections, and juvenile corrections—the essays discuss working in prisons or prison systems, juvenile residential and community corrections, and probation and parole.
Categories: Political Science

Corrections Criminology

Corrections Criminology

Josi , DA & Sechrest , DK ( 1998 ) The Changing Career of the Correctional Officer : Policy Implications for the 21st Century , Butterworth Heinemann . Joutsen , M ( 1998 ) Why have alternatives not been ...

Author: Sean O'Toole

Publisher: Hawkins Press

ISBN: 1876067179

Category: Correctional law

Page: 270

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Corrections criminology / Sean O'Toole and Simon Eyland --World correctional population trends and issues / Mike Bartlett --Prison populations in Australia / Kyleigh Heggie --Australian coomunity corrections population trends and issues / David Daley --Prisonography : Sources of knowledge and perspectives about prisons / Lucien Lombard --Commissions of inquiry and penal reform / David Brown --Security in correctional systems / Ron Woodham --Privatisation in the corrections industry / Sean O'Toole --Human rights in corrections practice / Brian Tkachuk and Eileen Skinnider --"Good corrections" : implications for leadership and organisational performance / Ole Ingstrup --Inspecting prisons / Richard Harding --Causes and prevention of violence in prisons / Ross Homel and Carleen Thompson --The over-representation of indigenous persons in custody / Bill Anscomb --Risk and responsibilities in women's prisons / Pat Carlen --Managing an ageing prison population / John Dawes --Prisoner health / Michael Levy, Tony Butler, Tony Falconer --Managing mentally ill offenders released from jail - the US experience / Dale Sechrest and Don Josi --Offenders with drug and alcohol dependencies / Maria Kevin --A framework for minimising the incidence of self-harm in prison / Greg Dear --Beyond what works : a retrospective of Robert Martinson's famous article / Rick Sarre --Bridging the gap between prison and the community : post-release support and supervision / Stuart Ross --Prison industries in a time of science-based prison programming / Judy McHutchison --The effect of post-release housing on prisoner re-integration into the community / Eileen Baldry --Ethics and the role of the correctional officer / Anna Grant --Measuring prisons and their moral performance / Alison Liebling --Professionalising the correctional officer : the US perspective / Don A josi and Dale K Sechrest --Human resources analysis of the Australian corrections industry / Sean O'Toole --Towards crime prevention / David Biles --What future for the prison? / Paul Wilson.
Categories: Correctional law

Criminal Justice 2000 Boundary changes in criminal justice organizations

Criminal Justice 2000  Boundary changes in criminal justice organizations

The changing career of the correctional officer : Policy implications for the 21st century . Boston : Butterworth - Heinemann . Kerle , Kenneth . 1998. American jails : Looking to the future . Boston : ButterworthHeinemann .

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ISBN: UOM:39015042646664

Category: Crime analysis

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Categories: Crime analysis

Understanding Prison Staff

Understanding Prison Staff

Josi, D.A. and Sechrest, D.K. (1998) The Changing Career of the Correctional Officer: Policy Implications for the 21st Century. Boston: ButterworthHeinemann. Home Office (1979) Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the UK Prison ...

Author: Jamie Bennett

Publisher: Willan

ISBN: 9781134004270

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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This book will provide practitioners, students and the general reader with a comprehensive and accessible guide to the contemporary issues and concerns facing prison staff.
Categories: Social Science

Introduction to Corrections

Introduction to Corrections

The changing career of the correctional officer: Policy implications for the 21st century. Boston, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann. Justice Policy Institute. (2008). Substance abuse treatment and public safety. Washington, DC: Author.

Author: Robert D. Hanser

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781544339092

Category: Social Science

Page: 600

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Introduction to Corrections provides students with a comprehensive foundation of corrections that is practitioner-driven and grounded in modern research and theoretical origins. This text uniquely illustrates how the day-to-day practitioner conducts business in the field of corrections in both institutional and community settings. Experienced correctional practitioner, scholar, and author Robert D. Hanser shows students how the corrections system actually works, from classification, to security, to treatment, to demonstrating how and why correctional practices are implemented. Furthering the reality of the modern correctional experience, the Third Edition includes a new chapter on immigration detention centers. This title is accompanied by a complete teaching and learning package. Contact your SAGE representative to request a demo. Digital Option / Courseware SAGE Vantage is an intuitive digital platform that delivers this text’s content and course materials in a learning experience that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools, all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers simple course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. Assignable Video with Assessment Assignable video (available with SAGE Vantage) is tied to learning objectives and curated exclusively for this text to bring concepts to life. Watch a sample video now. LMS Cartridge (formerly known as SAGE Coursepacks): Import this title’s instructor resources into your school’s learning management system (LMS) and save time. Don’t use an LMS? You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site. Learn more. SAGE Lecture Spark: Designed to save you time and ignite student engagement, these free weekly lecture launchers focus on current event topics tied to key concepts in Criminal Justice. Access this week’s topic.
Categories: Social Science