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Curriculum

Program Total Hours: 80

Unit of Instruction Hours
1.0.0 INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS
1.2.0 ROLES OF A CORRECTIONS OFFICER 1
1.3.0 THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 2
1.4.0 HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF CORRECTIONS 3
1.5.0 ETHICS AND VALUES IN CORRECTIONS 2
Unit of Instruction Hours
2.0.0 SECURITY IN CORRECTIONS
2.1.0 PRINCIPLES OF SECURITY 2
2.2.0 SECURITY IN NON-SECURE SETTINGS 3
Unit of Instruction Hours
3.0.0 SAFETY AND EMERGENCIES IN CORRECTIONS
3.1.0 ESCAPE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE 1
3.2.0 PRINCIPLES OF FIRE SOURCES, EXPLOSIVES AND SUPPRESSION 2
3.3.0 PRINCIPLES OF HOSTAGE INCIDENTS 2
3.4.0 PRINCIPLES OF DISTURBANCE CONTROL 1
Unit of Instruction Hours
4.0.0 LEGAL ISSUES IN CORRECTIONS  
4.1.0 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 3
4.2.0 MAINE STATUTES 3
4.3.0 CORRECTIONAL STANDARDS 1
Unit of Instruction Hours
5.0.0 SUPERVISION AND HUMAN RELATIONS IN CORRECTIONS
5.1.0 PATTERNS OF INMATE BEHAVIOR 6
5.2.0 INTERPERSONAL BEHAVIOR AND SKILLS 6
5.3.0 SUPERVISION OF INMATES 4
5.4.0 PRINCIPLES OF INMATE DISCIPLINE 1
5.5.0 SEXUALITY IN A CORRECTIONAL SETTING 2
Unit of Instruction Hours
6.0.0 SPECIAL MANAGEMENT INMATES
6.1.0 SUPERVISION OF SPECIAL NEEDS INMATES 3
6.2.0 SUPERVISION OF JUVENILE INMATES 1
Unit of Instruction Hours
7.0.0 Done in "A" or "B"  
8.0.0 Done in "A" or "B"  
Unit of Instruction Hours
9.0.0 INMATE CLASSIFICATION
9.1.0 PRINCIPLES OF CLASSIFICATION 1
Unit of Instruction Hours
10.10.0 ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATIONAL SKILLS
10.1.0 BASIC MEDICAL SITUATIONS 4
10.2.0 UNARMED SELF-DEFENSE 6
10.3.0 REPORT WRITING 4
10.4.0 RECORD KEEPING 1
10.5.0 PRINCIPLES OF DECISION MAKING 2
10.6.0 COURTROOM DEMEANOR 1
10.7.0 PRINCIPLES OF INVESTIGATIONS IN CORRECTIONS 2
10.8.0 COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES 1
10.9.0 TRAINING METHODS 2
10.10.0 STRESS MANAGEMENT 3
Unit of Instruction Hours
TOTAL 76
Unit of Instruction Hours
ORIENTATION, TESTING, GRADUATION 4
TOTAL HOURS 80