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September 2006 - Staff Training and Development

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    Effectively Managing the Multi-Generational Workforce

    "What we have here is a failure to communicate." Understanding how Veterans, Baby Boomers, Gen X'ers, and Millenials grew to become who they are, appreciating their differences, and listening to their needs are vital steps in the successful recruitment, training, and retention of staff. The following resources may help you solve many of the challenges related to generational issues in your agency's workforce. " Effectively Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce in Corrections"...
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    DACUM Profiles Can Help You Develop Your Training Programs

    DACUM is an acronym for Developing a Curriculum, a quick yet highly valid job analysis technique used to determine the competencies that should be included in a training curriculum for a specific occupation. In addition to curriculum development, DACUM profiles can be used in several other ways. They are used to develop accurate job descriptions, to evaluate if existing programs provide training for the competencies needed for today's jobs, as a pretest to determine the training needs of staff...
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    Two New NIC e-Learning Courses Now Available

    Two new web-based training courses are now accessible through the NIC Learning Center . Emergency Preparedness and Response enables supervisors and managers in correctional institutions to evaluate their degree of readiness and preparation for a large-scale crisis or emergency. Working Effectively with Women Offenders describes typical characteristics of women offenders and the barriers they face when making the transition from incarceration to life on the outside. The National Institute of Corrections...
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