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NCJ Number: 68393 Find in a Library
Title: OPENING A NEW INSTITUTION
Corporate Author: Colorado Dept of Institutions
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 268
Sponsoring Agency: Colorado Dept of Institutions
Denver, CO 80236
National Institute of Corrections
Washington, DC 20534
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BACKGROUND MATERIALS ON THE OPENING OF NEW CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES ARE INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE GUIDE FOR A TRAINING SEMINAR SPONSORED BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CORRECTIONS JAIL CENTER IN 1979.
Abstract: THE JOURNAL ARTICLES, OUTLINES, SPEECHES, AND PAPERS WERE COLLECTED BY EXPERTS IN CORRECTIONS MANAGEMENT. THE FIRST SECTION CONTAINS MATERIALS RELATING TO THE TASK FORCE APPROACH TO OPENING NEW FACILITIES. IN THE SECOND SECTION, LEGAL ISSUES ARE CONSIDERED, AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR LAW IN CORRECTIONS IS PROVIDED. THE THIRD SECTION CONCERNS TRAINING AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND INCLUDES PAPERS DETAILING THE SETTING UP OF TRAINING PROGRAMS. THE FOURTH SECTION COVERS MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS IN THE AREAS OF PLANNING, GROUP DYNAMICS, ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT, COMMUNICATIONS, DECISIONMAKING, AND PROBLEM SOLVING. SEMINAL HANDOUTS ARE INCLUDED IN AN APPENDIX.
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Correctional planning; Corrections management; Course materials; National Institute of Corrections (NIC); Professional in-service education; Workshops and seminars
Note: A TRAINING ACTIVITY FOR THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, HELD AT VAIL, COLORADO, ON SEPTEMBER 9-13, 1979.
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