Interpersonal Communications in the Correctional Setting

LET303 - 16.00 Hours

Description

Reducing violence and the need for force in the correctional environment can be achieved by employing effective interpersonal communications. This course teaches corrections personnel about human relations skills that will enhance positive relationships among staff, inmates, correctional workers, and their peers. Communication techniques are taught that allow officers to reduce violence and better control inmate behavior within the jail environment. This course is one of the Intermediate Core Courses required by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) rules to receive intermediate certification as a county corrections officer. 

This course meets TCOLE requirements Course #3503.

Schedule

  • LS  LET303  129
    $55.00

Description

Reducing violence and the need for force in the correctional environment can be achieved by employing effective interpersonal communications. This course teaches corrections personnel about human relations skills that will enhance positive relationships among staff, inmates, correctional workers, and their peers. Communication techniques are taught that allow officers to reduce violence and better control inmate behavior within the jail environment. This course is one of the Intermediate Core Courses required by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) rules to receive intermediate certification as a county corrections officer. 

This course meets TCOLE requirements Course #3503.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • The mandatory completion/duration period for this eCourse is 45 days from the registration.
  • To complete this course you are required to have a computer with internet access.

Equipment

  • Broadband internet connection
  • Current browser
  • Recommended: Mozilla Firefox 30 or higher, Google Chrome 37 or higher
  • Alternatives: Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Safari 7 or higher
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher
  • Adobe Flash 11 or higher

Topics

Application and management +Basics of communication +Communicating with an inmate +Evaluating a situation

Suggested Audience

  • Texas county and municipal jail staff responsible for inmate oversight and control within a jail facility

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

  • After registering online for this course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us at (979) 845-6677 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu
  • Refunds are not available for eLearning courses, nor may the course be transferred from one customer to another.

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

Related Courses

LET300+LET310+LET302+LET301Inmate Rights and Privileges+Municipal Jailer Course+Use of Force in a Jail Setting+Suicide Detection and Prevention in JailsInmate Rights and Privileges+Municipal Jailer Course+Use of Force in a Jail Setting+Suicide Detection and Prevention in JailsInmate Rights and Privileges+Municipal Jailer Course+Use of Force in a Jail Setting+Suicide Detection and Prevention in Jails

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to ilepse@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842
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