American Jails: Are We Training Our Staff to Fail?

American Jails: Are We Training Our Staff to Fail?

Staff orientation and in-service training have greatly improved in recent years; e-learning and cognitive behavior intervention training have been an important part of this. Yet, we are still experiencing a crippling situation with high turnover and staff burnout....
Corrections Today: Experiential Conflict Resolution

Corrections Today: Experiential Conflict Resolution

Working in corrections can be very stressful. Studies by F.E. Cheek indicate that the life expectancy of a correctional officer is only 59 years, compared to 74 years for the average American. Correctional staff also experience high levels of alcohol abuse, ulcers,...