Division: Social and Behavioral Science
Department: Social Science
Course: CJ 2020
Title: Criminal Justice Supervision
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the actual processes of supervision in the Criminal Justice System. The course will provide a hands-on experience through some of the problem-solving processes used in emergency, incident command and task force situations. This course is for students interested in careers in law enforcement, adult or juvenile corrections, private or industrial security, law, social work, or psychology. The task force assignments will help the student to understand how to work with and supervise other agencies in areas such as treatment vs. punishment and the psychology of thinking errors and crime.; The course covers principles of supervision, including motivation, discipline, evaluation, scheduling, work assignments, stress management, delegation and observation.; This course instruction will include lectures, videos, guest lectures, and practical problem solving.