ERIC Number: ED095431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Jail Operations: Programmed Instruction, Book 6. Special Prisoners.
Blumer, Alice Howard
The programed course was written to help jail officers assume the demands of jail work and emphasizes that, in addition to routine tasks, officers must be fully prepared to serve an important function for society as well-trained, responsible professionals. Much of the officer's job will depend on his ability to make decisions and to avoid the mistakes and disproven beliefs of the past. The course material includes discussions of mistakes which other men and women have made on the job; this anecdotal background material was supplied by Federal Jail Inspectors. This sixth book of the course discusses a number of special prisoners, those whose physical disabilities or mental condition require special treatment and care while they are in jail and the ways in which the jail officer can effectively recognize and handle these people. A final examination for a course in jail operations is appended. (Author/AJ)
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Course Content, Decision Making Skills, Instructional Materials, Job Training, Occupational Information, Officer Personnel, Professional Training, Programed Instructional Materials
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 2705-00011, $1.10)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Prisons (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.; Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Univ. Extension.