Supervising a 21st Century Correctional Workforce

Supervising a 21st Century Correctional Workforce 

In this course, you will learn about the four primary groups or cohorts (people born in the same general time span), of individuals in the correctional workplace: "Veterans," "Baby Boomers," "Generation X-ers," and the "Young Adults" sometimes called "Generation Y." Your staff may not "fit" exactly into a particular group and may have traits from another group. Generational differences can be a challenge when supervising subordinates from different cohorts, so this training gives key information regarding values and characteristics of each one along with clear strategies intended to help you as a supervisor.


Hours: 2.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PS-0-SCCW
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
List the four groups or cohorts of people in the current correctional workforce.
Describe four core values of "Baby Boomers" along with strategies for supervising staff born in that cohort.
Identify six characteristics of and six strategies for supervising "Young Adults."

A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives C. Veterans D. Core Values of Veterans E. Values of Veterans F. Veterans and Supervision G. How Would I Effectively Supervise a Veteran? H. Baby Boomers I. What are the Core Values of Baby Boomers? J. Baby Boomers K. "Boomers" and Supervision L. Supervising "Baby Boomers" M. How Can I Motivate "Boomers"? N. Generation "X" O. What are the Core Values of GenXers? P. Characteristics of the GenXers Q. Generation X in the Workplace R. Generation X and Supervision S. How Can I Be Most Effective When Supervising "GenXers"? T. Training for “GenXers” U. Young Adults or "Generation Y" V. The "Young Adult Workforce" W. The Young Adult: Experiencing Life X. The Young Adult: Perspective and Expectations Y. Strategies for Supervising the Young Adult Workforce Z. Summary

Staff Writer: Diane Geiman
Ms. Geiman is ACA’s Online Training Administrator. She also serves as the Academy’s instructional curriculum developer. Ms. Geiman has more than 20 years of experience in developing training programs for criminal justice professionals, including lesson plans, multimedia training programs, and print and online courses. She has received numerous awards for both print curricula and comprehensive video programs on topics such as criminal and juvenile justice, medical and mental health, supervision, management, and law. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. Disclosure: Diane Geiman has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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