Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the history and organization of the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
  2. Discuss common organizational features of state and local prison systems.
  3. Describe five common styles of management in prisons.
  4. Compare key differences and similarities between managers and leaders.
  5. Identify the characteristics of an effective correctional leader.
  6. Discuss the benefits and challenges faced by women in correctional management.
  7. Describe the importance of racial and cultural diversity and professionalism in the corrections workforce.
  8. Identify specific issues involved with emergency management in the corrections system.