This activity is approved for 2.50 STC credit hours.
This activity is approved for 2.50 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Ethical Behavior and Professional Conduct A. Priorities B. Officer Dycus C. Ethics D. Professional Conduct E. Effects of Unethical Behavior F. Your Role G. Not Just the Confined H. Common Types of Unethical Behavior I. Commission and Omission J. Review K. Summary Section 3: Elements of Ethics A. Elements of Ethics B. Taking the High Ground: Matters of Integrity C. Doing No Harm: Matters of No Maleficence D. According Dignity: Matters of Respect E. Benefiting Others: Matters of Beneficence F. Exercising Caution: Matters of Prudence G. Caring for Others: Matters of Compassion H. Seeking Fairness: Matters of Justice I. Promoting Autonomy: Matters of Self-Reliance J. Being Faithful: Matters of Fidelity K. Delivering Your Best: Matters of Excellence L. Review M. Summary Section 4: Guidance Down the Ethical Path A. Ask Yourself B. Mission Statement C. Code of Ethical Conduct D. Values/Value Statements E. How Staff Benefit F. Review G. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. References D. Congratulations! E. Exam F. BrainSparks
Expert Reviewer: Joe Martin
Ms. Cobb is a Content Writer for Public Safety and Health and Human Services at Relias. Ms. Cobb has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She has held a variety of positions in the criminal and juvenile justice systems including a Supervisor in a high security facility for female juveniles; a Court Designated Worker/Juvenile Probation Officer; Facilitator for a parent/teen Nurturing Program; and a Program Coordinator for a juvenile drug and alcohol prevention program. For the past 18 years, Mrs. Cobb has worked in a research, training, and technical assistance capacity. She has was the statewide evaluator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky for adult, juvenile, and family drug courts; a Research Associate for the American Probation & Parole Association providing training and technical assistance to Native American Nations/Alaska Native Villages on systemic criminal and juvenile justice initiatives; and a Research Administrator for the University of Kentucky managing federal, state, and foundation grants awarded to the College of Medicine, Behavioral Science department, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, and Kentucky Rural Medical Centers.Disclosure: Kimberly Cobb, M.S. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Joe Martin is a career employee for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. Joe started his career as an officer in 1998. Joe was promoted to Sergeant in 2002 and to Lieutenant in 2005. Joe worked and supervised most security positions within a male and female facility while in security that include: Internal Affairs supervisor, Special Management Unit Supervisor, Shift Supervisor, Visitation Supervisor, Adjustment Committee, and Grievance Chairman. In 2012 Joe was again promoted to the Accreditation Manager. In 2013 Joe was promoted to Central Office and started in the PREA Executive department. In 2014 Joe gained his DOJ PREA auditor certification where he served as chair for many PREA Audits in Missouri and Kansas while the KY DOC was part of a consortium with several other states. During his career, he has also served as the Hostage Negotiation Team Leader and active member of the team. Joe’s accomplishments include Commissioner’s and Achievement awards for the department. Disclosure: Joe Martin has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.