Sep 22, 2020  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

CJS 228 - Practices in Social Work and Counseling with Inmate Populations

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Examine the most effective approaches used in prisons to assist offenders with social, behavioral and psychological development. Begin with a historical explanation of philosophies and practices in correctional rehabilitation. Concludes by examining the effects of imprisonment on offenders and their families, including the impact on the quality of life and the potential for favorable transition back into the community. Study and engage in counseling techniques and social work practices for group, individual and family therapy for institutional compliance and aftercare programs.

Crosslisted: Also offered as HUS 228 ; credit will not be given for both CJS 228 and HUS 228 .

Course Outcomes
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 3 Information Literacy Core 4 Personal Wellness Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 9 Global Perspective Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking