What is a direct supervision jail and how does it differ in design and function from traditional jails?

1. How do super-max prisons differ from other prisons? What concerns have been raised concerning their alleged effects on inmates, constitutionality, and public safety?

2. What is a direct supervision jail and how does it differ in design and function from traditional jails?

3. Describe the types of correctional officers, per Farkas. How do age, length of service, type of assignment, and education affect where one fits in this typology?

4. Discuss some organizational stressors that can occur and can cause depression, low job satisfaction, and high attrition rates among correctional employees. What kinds of measures can be taken to minimize them?

5. Explain the options corrections administrators have when it comes to the treatment of inmates with serious mental health issues.

6. Describe the underlying philosophy of intermediate sanctions. Why are they so widely used? What does research tell us about their efficacy?