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Title: Corrections Personnel
Journal: Revue penitentiaire et de droit penal  Volume:105  Issue:2  Dated:(April-June 1981)  Pages:169-186
Author(s): Y Lale
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 18
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Language: French
Country: France
Annotation: A paper presented to a French meeting on corrections institutions describes the role of various types of training required for corrections personnel.
Abstract: The importance of training for corrections personnel has been emphasized by the broadened mission of corrections officers (i.e., security and resocialization) and by the expansion of the prison system to accommodate the growing prison population. Training may take between 2 months and 2 years, but the average training time falls below the desirable minimum of 6 months. A fundamental goal of training is to enable prison personnel to work on teams with various other types of prison personnel. Specific work descriptions are provided for management personnel, guards and wardens, administrative officers, technical personnel charged with professional training of prisoners, and educators/probation officers. Other personnel types listed include consultants for administrative commissions, social service officers, and physicians. A summary of the discussion following the presentation focuses on the conflict inherent in the security/rehabilitation mission of guards.
Index Term(s): Correctional officer training; Foreign correctional facilities; Foreign correctional training; France
Note: Presented at meeting on Feb. 14, 1981 of Societe Generale de Prisons et de Legislation Criminelle (General Society for Corrections and Criminal Legislation)
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