BCJ 582
Correctional Counseling
Online Course

BCJ 582 Correctional Counseling

3 Semester Units

Correctional Counseling offers a strong practitioner orientation, enabling students to become proficient in providing basic correctional counseling services to the offender population. This course provides basic information on underlying theoretical perspectives among a variety of counseling approaches and addresses the details of the counseling and treatment process itself, explaining exactly how correctional counseling is done in the field.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the various means of training and supervision associated with correctional counseling.
  • Examine the stages of supervision and treatment planning process.
  • Analyze the basic rights of offenders who may be engaged in the correctional counseling process.
  • Examine the topics that should be covered when delivering culturally competent interventions to offenders.

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