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    Jun 18, 2018  
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Criminal Justice Corrections Certificate (C55180A)


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The curriculum provides an in-depth study of the corrections, probation, and community based corrections programs. Topics include corrections, community based corrections, correctional law and counseling, this program prepares the student in the additional knowledge required for employment in Corrections and Probation and Parole.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the various components, processes, and functions of the correctional system.
  2. Identify/discuss legal issues which directly affect correctional systems and personnel.
  3. Identify the basic techniques of counseling, to include observation, listening, recording, interviewing, and problem exploration necessary to form effective helping relationships.
  4. Identify/discuss the various programs from the perspective of the criminal justice professional, the offender, and the community.
  5. Identify major legal issues encompassing incarceration, probation, parole, restitution, pardon, restoration of rights, and other related topics.

The courses taken in this certificate may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology. See the associate degree listings for specific requirements.

 

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