Working Behind Bars: Developing the Correctional Officer
5/17/23 at 10:00 AM to 5/17/23 at 11:00 AM
Presented by: Gary Cornelius
A corrections agency is only as effective and professional as the people it hires. To maintain excellence, both corrections line officers and supervisors must maintain a high degree of professionalism. This requires high ethical standards, active supervision, mentoring and high-quality training to help maintain a safe working environment and reduce liability.
Join Lexipol for a discussion with Lieutenant (Ret.) Gary Cornelius on active steps you can take to maintain officer morale while providing quality supervision of inmates and enhancing the careers of correctional staff.
- Traits of a good corrections officer.
- The importance of effective stress management and its effects on staff morale.
- The pitfalls of negative behaviors that can lead to rogue staff.
- How transformational leadership, supervision and mentoring can inspire, motivate and empower line staff.