2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJU 133 - Client Relations in Corrections

4 CR
A study of social-psychological factors and processes in criminal behavior including the social concepts of culture, socialization, attitude formation, personal and group alienation, discrimination and affirmative action programs. The Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the application of the law, as well as the court process. Specific attention will be directed to the impact of these social concepts on race and ethics groups and various methods by which correctional officers may promote diplomacy and conflict resolutions.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will articulate the basic terminology used in corrections.
  2. Students will recognize the importance of a pre-sentence investigation and how it impacts sentencing.
  3. Students will distinguish the differences between jails and prisons.
  4. Students will recognize the importance of classification in prisons and how it affects prisoner programming and recidivism rates.
  5. Students will identify trends and best practices in corrections.