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To test or not to test: that is the question

In Updates by Beth

  It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has quickly impacted the world resulting in numerous infections and fatalities. In correctional facilities, the situation seems to be even more dire, as inmates are unable to maintain social distance and live in very close quarters. So one might think – “simple, let’s just test everyone – staff and inmates – …

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Tips for New Correctional Employees

In New to a Correctional Facility, Updates by Beth

  Working in the corrections profession is unique; it is like no other. This is especially true when compared to other career types and there are a host of reasons why. Career corrections employees know quite clearly that there must be a constant balancing act of managing a safe and secure facility when helping inmates to return to the community. …

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Coping with Stress During a Global Health Crisis

In COVID 19, Updates by Beth

The outbreak of a global health crisis, such as COVID-19, can result in stress, fear and strong emotions that might result in feeling overwhelmed. According to the Centers for Disease Control, these feelings, though unpleasant, are often a normal response under the current circumstances. Per the CDC, signs of stress during a global health crisis can include: Fear and worry …

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