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Addressing Correctional Officer Stress: Programs & Strategies
Addressing Correctional Officer Stress: Programs & Strategies
 
Our Price: $30.00
Year: 2000
Pages: 129
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 0756719739

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Peter Finn (a.); Julie E. Samuels (ed. & foreword). Stress among correctional officers is widespread, caused by the threat of, & actual violence from inmates, inmate demands, & problems with coworkers. These factors, combined with low pay, understaffing, extensive overtime, & rotating shift work, can impair officers’ health, & cause them to burn out or retire early. Correctional admin. will use this report to develop an effective program to prevent & treat officer stress. Seven case studies illustrate options for structuring a stress program (SP). Discusses options for staffing a SP; explores methods of gaining officers’ trust in the SP; lists sources of help to implement or improve a SP; & addresses monitoring, eval., & funding issues.

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