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Connecticut Department of Correction

Program Reviewed 2015

Pre-Service Training Program

Credit Recommendation

  • Corrections I: 3 credits, lower division level

  • Corrections II: 3 credits, lower division level

  • Managing Special Populations: 3 credits, lower division level

  • Practicum: 5 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates

September 2010 through September 2020

Program Reviewed 2008

Leadership Development Program

Credit Recommendation

  • Manager Level Training: Leadership Excellence and Development: Manager Level: 3 credits, upper division level

Effective Dates

November 2006 through May 2013

Credit Recommendation

  • Senior Level Training: Leadership Excellence and Development: Executive Level: 3 credits, upper division level

Effective Dates

October 2005 through May 2013

Credit Recommendation

  • Supervisor Level Training: Leadership Excellence and Development: Supervisor Level: 6 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates

March 2008 through May 2013

Program Reviewed 2008

Pre-Service Training Program

Credit Recommendation

  • Institutional Treatment of the Offender: 3 credits, lower division level

  • Practicum in Criminal Justice: 3 credits, lower division level

  • Special Populations and Emergency Response: 3 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates

April 2003 through April 2013

Source of Records

State of Connecticut Department of Correction; Maloney Center for Training and Staff Development; 275 Jarvis Street; Cheshire, CT 06410

About the Training Sponsor

The Department of Correction shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law-abiding and accountable behaviors.  Safety and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.

How to Apply for the Credit

Competencies 

Corrections I – 3 credits, lower level

Based on Module 100: Introduction to Corrections and the following portions of the other modules: CCJS 201: Prison Environment; CCJS 203: Legal Issues; CPS 302-A: General Principles of Inmate Supervision; CPS 304: Report Writing; CPS 307: Basic Security Skills; CPS 308: Fire Safety; HREL 403: Stress Management; HREL 405: Employee Assistance Program; COP 502: Key and Tool Control; 503: COP Radio Procedures; and COP 513: Video Camera Procedures.

Corrections II – 3 credits, lower level

Based on CCJS 202-A: Use of Force: Force Management; CCJS 202-B: Use of Force: Psychology of Conflict; CPS 303: Interpersonal Communication Skills; HREL 401: Infectious Diseases, AIDS, TB, and BBP; HREL 406: Workplace Violence; HREL 407: OSHA and Hazard Communications; HREL 408: Sexual Assault Prevention and Intervention/PREA; COP 501: Informal/Forma Disciplinary Procedures; COP 507-A: Contraband Control; COP 507-B: Preservation of Evidence; COP 508: Transportation of Inmates; and COP511: Emergency Procedures.

Managing Special Populations – 3 credits, lower level

Based on CPS 302-C: Inmate Supervision: Maintain Professional Boundaries; CPS 302-D: Inmate Supervision: Supervising Female Offenders; CPS 302-E: Inmate Supervision: Cross Gender Supervision; CPS 302-F: Inmate Supervision: Reinforcing Positive Behavior; CPS 312: Religious Services; Security Risk Groups; HREL 402: Substance Abuse; HREL 404: Cultural Diversity/Competency; and COP 509: Suicide Prevention and Intervention.

Practicum – 5 credits, lower level

Based on 301: Behavior Management; 305: First Aid; 306: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automatic Electronic Defibrillator (AED); CPS 309: N95 Respirator; COP 506: Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) / Pepper Spray; and COP 512: On-the-Job Training.