2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2020  
2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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A J 55 Control and Supervision in Corrections


Units: 3
Advisories: A J 51  with a grade of “C” or better and ability to read at the 12th grade level.
This course is an overview of supervision and control of inmates in local, state, and federal correctional institutions. The issues of supervision and control in a continuum from institutional daily living through crisis situations are introduced and discussed. The course emphasizes the role played by the offender and the correctional worker. Topics include inmate subculture, violence, effects of crowding on inmates and staff, and coping techniques for correctional officers in a hostile prison environment. The causes and effects of abusive tactics are discussed. (CSU)



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