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Cage Your Rage: An Inmates Guide - DVD
Based on ACA?s best selling Cage Your Rage workbook, this DVD package facilitates open discussions in a group counseling setting. Each of the four videos includes dramatized scenes to stimulate discussion and demonstrate anger management techniques. In addition, a group of actual inmates discusses their own methods for managing anger. (1993, 75 minutes) Contents: Anger: Past and Present Anger and Aggression What Causes Anger Managing Your Anger A complimentary workbook for the...
Corr. Officer Training - DVD
Avoiding being "reeled in," losing one's cool, and not violating inmates' rights are important goals of any officer working in corrections. The Correctional Officer Training video package addresses each of these critical subjects. This dynamic training tool is designed especially for trainers responsible for teaching staff to handle everyday situations. The Correctional Officer Training package includes three videotapes -- Avoiding Manipulation; Managing Anger; and Understanding...
Dynamic Cell Extractions VHS
This video training pack just is the educational resource correctional emergency response team (CERT) members need. This three tape series provides the techniques and tactics for extracting inmates from their cells. The videos examine all aspects of cell extraction, including: equipment and apparel, roles and liability, new techniques, legally defensible maneuvers, restraints and holds, proper protocol, communication and much more.
From the Inside Out - DVD
This 12-week curriculum provides clients in institutional settings and community corrections with tools to build, strengthen and maintain relationships. Provides concrete examples, specific advice, inmate testimonials, and role plays to teach inmates how to improve relationships by taking responsibility for themselves. Helps inmates discover tools to build healthy relationships and develop skills needed to make relationships work. Includes a facilitator's guide, reproducible...
Security & Treatment: Teamwork Success
Security and treatment staff sometimes clash over the importance of their jobs and their differing tasks. This tape focuses on how security and treatment staff can work together to achieve success in the corrections environment. Staff will learn that by working together, they can achieve more, including a calmer environment, improved morale and greater job satisfaction. Solutions to working together more effectively are offered, as well as the background information to help each...
Suicide Prevention in Custody DVD
This video (DVD) teaches staff about the impact and rate of suicides in custody and ways to prevent them. A death by suicide causes severe stress among staff and offenders. Despite the circumstances surrounding a suicide, questions often arise about whether reasonable care was provided. By following recognized policies, procedures, and practices, staff can prevent most suicides in custody. This video will help correctional staff prevent suicides from occurring in their facilities....
Super Max Video
The supermax prison is home to some of the nation's most violent offenders. This video begins with a working definition of a "supermax" prison and explains why inmates are housed at such a facility. The video then examines the history and development of such facilities and explores the internal and external features and programs of a typical supermax prison and disproves myths along the way. Supermax Prisons includes interviews with experienced administrators and other staff. It...
Supervising Juveniles w/ Mental Health Disorders (VHS)
Recent research suggests that mental health problems are significantly greater for juvenile delinquents than other youth. Each year, approximately 150,000 youth entering the juvenile justice system are coping with at least one mental health disorder. Many must deal with co-occurring or substance abuse disorders. A high percentage of juvenile delinquents also have conduct disorders. This video will provide you with the keys to successfully supervise juveniles with mental health...
Supervising Young Offenders - VHS
Young offenders create safety and supervision problems for the adult system, and can be some of the most challenging inmates to supervise. Supervising Young Offenders trains staff to understand who these offenders are and how to manage them most effectively. Videos include: Understanding Adolescence and Delinquency; Understanding the Behavior of Incarcerated Young Offenders; and Managing Young Offenders. Includes a comprehensive leader's guide plus three videotapes (1998),...
Tough Questions & Straight Answers Video
A big hurdle for the ex-offender in their quest for employment is the employment application question, Have you ever been convicted of a felony. The only way to answer this question is honestly, but how? Tough Question & Straight Answers shows ex-offender show to honestly explain their record through proven techniques. The perspective candidate is taken from the application process to the interview. The reality of the experience becomes clear when ex-offenders and employers discuss...
Understanding the Juvenile Justice System DVD
While the criminal and juvenile justice systems are similar, differences between the two do exist. This three-tape video package outlines the juvenile justice system and explains its unique purpose in the overall criminal justice system. Disc One -- Laws, Police and the Public, presents an overview of juvenile crime and the public?s perceptions about how to control it. Disc Two -- Role of Courts, depicts the elements of a judicial process that juveniles will likely encounter. Disc...
Working w/ the Female Offender -DVD
The female population continues to grow at an alarming rate. This video examines the issues officers will encounter while working with female offenders. This video identifies the most common factors shared by female offenders. It discusses how these issues will have an impact on the offender?s interaction with staff and other offenders. Describes the key differences between the behavior and motivation of male versus female inmates. Demonstrates techniques for communicating positively ...