Course Code: REL-PS-0-RYW-V2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2024
Differentiate between 7 types of facilities juveniles may be placed in.
List at least 7 common job responsibilities and the associated tasks when working with youth in custodial settings.
Identify up to 8 traits that are important for youth workers to possess.
List 10 ways youth workers can maintain ethical boundaries.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Responsibilities and Tasks of a Youth Worker
A. Description of a Youth Worker
B. Types of Facilities
C. Common Responsibilities and Tasks of a Youth Worker
D. Security and Safety
F. Behavior Management
G. Positive Youth Development
H. Report Writing
J. Organizational Support
Section 3: Traits of an Effective Youth Worker
A. Traits of a Youth Worker
B. Being Adept at Working with Youth
C. Being Professional
D. Maintaining Ethical Boundaries
E. Being Empathetic
F. Able to Use Critical Thinking Skills
G. Being Patient
H. Being Physically and Mentally Fit
I. Being a Team Player
Section 4: Conclusion
B. Course Contributors
Kimberly Cobb, M.S.
Mrs. Cobb is a Content Writer for Public Safety and Health and Human Services at Relias. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Mrs. Cobb has 24 years of experience working in criminal and juvenile justice. She has worked in direct service positions as well as in research, training, and technical assistance capacities. She 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.
The target audience for this course is: Correctional Officers; in the following settings: Adult Corrections, Juvenile Corrections.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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