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I. Section 1: Introduction A. Course Contributor B. About This Course C. Learning Objectives II. Section 2: The Need to Consider Workload in Caseload Allocation A. Who’s to Blame? B. What is the Ideal Caseload Size? C. What’s the Difference? D. Comparison of Caseload and Workload Models E. Why Is Analyzing Caseload and Workload Important? F. Organizational Functioning and Goal Development G. Increased Efficiency H. Common Tasks I. Quality vs. Quantity of Contacts J. Category of Offense K. Managerial Design L. Promoting a Balance M. It Is Budget Time N. Section Summary III. Section 3: Challenges to Completing Supervision and Administrative Tasks A. Identifying Barriers B. Supervisee-Based Barriers C. Officer-Based Barriers D. Officer Burnout E. Situational-Based Barriers F. Examining Travel Time as a Situational Barrier G. Sanction-Based Barriers H. Jason’s False Alert I. Agency-Based Barriers J. Occupation-Based Barriers K. Community-Based Barriers L. State-Based Barriers M. A Quick Check N. Section Summary IV. Section 4: Conducting Time Study A. What Is a Time Study? B. Resources Available to Help You C. Time Study Matrices D. Case Types E. Using the Time Study Matrices F. How to Interpret the Summary Chart G. Calculation Example: Mark’s Caseload H. Limitations of the Time Study Matrices I. A Little More Discussion about Mark’s Caseload J. Quiz on Using the Matrices K. Preparing for a Workload Analysis L. Keep it Simple M. Before You Begin a Time Study N. Time Study Template O. Back to Budget Time P. Section Summary V. Section 5: Conclusion A. What You Have Learned B. References C. Congratulations!
Roger Bonner, Ph.D. retired from the Kansas Department of Corrections as Deputy Director of the Enforcement, Apprehensions, and Investigations Division. During his 28 years with the Department, he was instrumental in the development of policy, procedure, and protocol throughout the Department. Dr. Bonner is on the advisory board of the Kansas Gang Investigator's Association and served on the executive board of the National Major Gang Task Force. He has a Doctoral Degree in Public Safety with a specialization in Criminal Justice. Dr. Bonner is the criminology program director at the University of Saint Mary and an Adjunct Associate Professor in Organizational and Security Management at Webster University. Disclosure: Roger Bonner, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.