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.
- 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.