Learning Objectives

1. Discuss the organization of the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

2. Discuss common organizational features of state and local prison systems.

3. Describe the importance of racial and cultural diversity and professionalism in the corrections workforce.

4. Discuss the effects of educational programming on recidivism.

5. Discuss the effects of vocational programming on recidivism.

6. Identify components of substance abuse treatment in prison.

7. Describe some of the concerns for administrators with different types of recreational programming.

8. Identify some of the legal issues associated with religious programming in prisons.