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Supervision, Management and Leadership Skills for Jail/Correction Officers

Length of Seminar: 2 Days
Instructor: Perry Hollowell

Course Overview:

Jail leadership charts the course for the organization, guides the staff’s effort, and ensures that the facility and its agency are able to accomplish their mission.

This class identifies key elements of effective leadership, supervision and management in a correctional setting, helps supervisors sharpen their leadership skills, and deepens their knowledge of jail operations and jail-related issues.

Upon Completion:
Participants will be able to:

• Complete a personality profile that identifies positive and negative traits
• Identify personality traits that promote effective team development
• List the six pillars of ethical character
• List the five standards and principles associated with appropriate staff behavior
• Define “stakeholder” as it pertains to ethics
• Identify and demonstrate the levels of communication and the elements of effective communication
• Demonstrate good questioning techniques
• List the three reactions to stress, as well as the physical and mental dangers it creates
• Demonstrate problem-solving skills by applying coursework to “real world” scenarios
• List and practice the seven problem-solving methods
• Explain the four leadership styles and the factors of leadership
• Define the five steps to effective counseling
• Explain “Theory X-Y” in relationship to employees and inmates
• Identify the Constitutional amendments related to arrest and confinement
• Identify problem employees/inmates and appropriate behavior modification techniques



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