Correctional Worker Training

correctional workersBringing the concept of restorative practice to Tasmanian Correctional Workers.

Correctional Workers are faced daily with issues that impact on their ability to engage effectively with prisoners and detainees.

These Problems include:

With the Client Group

  • Abusive and violent prisoners
  • Contraband
  • Sexual and physical assaults
  • Threats of personal harm
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Rudeness and inappropriate language
  • Mental health and disability
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Generational criminality
  • Social and cultural discrimination
  • Family disintegration
  • Socio-economic disadvantage
  • Disempowerment

In the Work Place

  • Lack of resources
  • Unrealistic expectations of management
  • Unrealistic expectations of the public
  • High level of decision making responsibility
  • Disempowerment

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