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How does a prison operate?

How does a prison operate?

admin June 14, 2012 0

In an institution like a prison, every department is connected to each other whether directly or not. A prison employee must know what certain tasks each person executes as well as how, or whether

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The US Vs Them Mentality

The US Vs Them Mentality

admin June 7, 2012 0

The US vs THEM mentality is a way of thinking most people possess. People who get more out of their lives tend to think themselves part of the elite. On the contrary, people who

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Controlling Emotions and Remaining Impersonal

Controlling Emotions and Remaining Impersonal

admin June 7, 2012 0

Sadly, prison guards are portrayed as thugs in uniform. They are seen as tough, controlling, corrupt and manipulative. Although it is true that there is a huge deal of corruption inside this institution that

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Stress Management for Correction Officers

Stress Management for Correction Officers

admin June 1, 2012 0

Research show that an average person lives to up to 75 years old whereas a prison employee only has an average life span of 59 years. This is an alarming but also, sad to

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Working with Offenders

Working with Offenders

admin May 31, 2012 0

There is a certain way of conducting yourself in different work environments. The biggest concern in working in a prison is that you do not only have to deal with co-workers and your boss

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What not to do when working in a prison.

What not to do when working in a prison.

admin May 31, 2012 0

In any job, new hires undergo orientation to familiarize themselves with objectives, policies and the rules and regulations of their organization. This is no different from working in a prison. Some may think that

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Working in a Prison

Working in a Prison

admin May 30, 2012 0

For most people, the mere idea of working in a prison can range from scary to absurd. Face it, it is not exactly ideal if one would think of the risks one would face

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Causes of Stress in Correctional Jobs

Causes of Stress in Correctional Jobs

admin April 15, 2012 0

Stress and burnout is a common issue for hardworking employees. Working in an environment plagued with diseases, broken rules, violence, and corruption places a staff in a more vulnerable state. According to a study

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