Corrections Management DB 1-2 Management Theories and Practices · Write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for f

Corrections Management

DB 1-2 Management Theories and Practices

· Write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Discuss whether there are differences between a centralized and a  decentralized model of correctional institution management. 

Provide an example of decentralized prison management. 

How would it compare with a centralized model?

IP 1

The correctional system has 3 different organization models:

· Authoritarian model 

· Bureaucratic model 

· Participative model 

Assignment Guidelines

Address the following in 2-3 pages: 

In detail, describe and explain each model listed above as they apply to correctional environments. For each model, answer the following: 

a. What is the intended goal of corrections administrations that utilize the model? 

b. During what time period was the model developed? Explain. 

c. Was it effective during that time period? Explain in detail, and use scholarly and academic resources to fully support your arguments. 

d. Is it effective now? Explain in detail, and use scholarly and academic resources to fully support your arguments. 

e. How is a correctional facility operated under the model? Be specific and detailed in your response. 

f. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using each model? Explain in detail. 

Now, identify the correctional settings where each model would be most effective. 

Provide 2 examples for each model. 

Explain why your examples would be effective for your selected correctional settings. 

This should make up the bulk of your assignment and must be fully supported by research. 

Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

DB 2 Contemporary Issues in Corrections Management

Write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

In your own words, explain the major inmate classification levels. 

Why do you think inmate classification is often referred to as the “cornerstone” of corrections? 

Explain why you think an effective classification system is an important part of a jail or prison security program. 

IP 2

Prisons are facing several significant challenges today. Research and discuss issues such as overcrowding, gangs, prison rape, and budget issues. Research and discuss the cause of each of the above issues. Explain the impact of each issue on the administration of the correctional system. Suggest resolutions based on research, and use examples. The research should include discussion of state and federal legislative initiatives.

Assignment Guidelines

Address the following in 3-4 pages: Select 3 of the following issues to research for this assignment: 

· Overcrowding 

· Gang activity 

· Sexual assault 

· Budget and funding 

· Drug use 

· Officer corruption 

For each of your selected issues from above, answer the following questions: 

a. What are the primary causes of the issue? Explain in detail, and use research to support your findings. 

b. How has the issue impacted individual correctional facility administrations on a local scale? Explain in detail. 

c. Be sure to consider and critique existing prison or jail policies. 

d. How has the issue impacted the correctional system on a global scale? Explain. 

e. Be sure to consider any federal or state mandates and legislation regarding the issue. 

f. Based on your research, what action do you recommend to help alleviate this issue? You must fully support your arguments. 

Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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