Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation
Correctional Counseling & Rehabilitation - 10 CEUs
All CEU courses require return of any text book(s) provided. Processing of courses will not be completed until returned.
This course offers an overview of the foundations of offender counseling and rehabilitation.
Psychodynamic, behavioral and group approaches are discussed as well as the diagnosis, assessment and classification as being the core strategies for identifying and responding to important security, mental health and treatment needs of the offender. Also discussed in this course are the more contemporary approaches to offender rehabilitation including cognitive behavioral, social learning and family therapy because of their effectiveness in changing antisocial behaviors.
Treatment for sex offenders, substance abusers, and offenders diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder are effectively addressed.
This course may also be used to satisfy part of the requirements for the Certified Forensic Counselor (CFC) and Certified Criminal Justice Specialist (CCJS) credential or Correctional Counselor Career diploma.
Course Text: Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation by Patricia Van Voorhis. You can purchase this book or the kindle edition of this book from any number of sources, i.e. Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc. We advise that you also check your local library for availability.