Orientation Guide for Corrections Educators (2008)

Road Back Home project, Phase Two

This booklet has been written and compiled by active educators working in correctional centers throughout British Columbia. It outlines some of the basic issues that will confront an educator starting a career in Corrections. This booklet is intended to help facilitate an educator's transition from “regular” teaching on the “outside” to a productive and enjoyable career as a Corrections educator.

This document has been organized into five chapters plus an epilogue:
Chapter 1 - Institutional information as it pertains to educators
Chapter 2 - Boundaries
Chapter 3 - Health and safety tips for Corrections educators
Chapter 4 - Violence, abuse, addictions, and mental health issues as they relate to your role as educator and the student’s role as learner
Chapter 5 - Teaching strategies
Epilogue - Things you need to find out about in the first 30 days – or sooner

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Diana Twiss and Pat Hodgson. Orientation Guide for Corrections Educators 2008. Web. 2 Feb. 2023 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/orientation/orientation.pdf>
Diana Twiss & Pat Hodgson (2008). Orientation Guide for Corrections Educators. Retrieved February 2, 2023, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/orientation/orientation.pdf
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