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The economy is getting better and work if you are willing to do a good job is out there. California is very expensive to live in compared to other places in the US. I live in Ohio and do well in this line of work. The major perk to corrections is there is never a shortage of overtime. If you are willing to work the pay is there. I know in my part of the country we have an opioid epidemic junkies, junkies everywhere... full thread


Restrictive Housing for Juveniles: Punitive, Not Rehabilitative

Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH, and Robert E. Morris, MD, CCHP-P
Recent media reports have highlighted the risks of restrictive housing, i.e., disciplinary or administrative segregation, particularly for juvenile offenders. This practice, referred to in popular parlance as solitary confinement, is distinguished from brief interventions such as “time-out,” a component of some behavioral treatment programs. It is also distinguished from emergency seclusion, which is a short-term emergency medical procedure that is strictly regulated by federal, state and health care regulatory agencies... full story

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Caseworker I - Veteran Services

Interviews clients, obtains documentation and verifies information to assess client’s needs and eligibility for programs or services. Analyzes client’s documentation and supporting information to ensure eligibility and compliance with program requirements and applicable laws. Provides counseling, referral and follow-up services to clients. Prepares case plans, summaries, briefs, requests, reports and other required documentation. Assists clients by interacting with other departments, agencies, organizations, boards and community groups to ensure effective delivery of services and maintain awareness of available resources. Maintains knowledge of applicable policies, procedures and laws governing programs...

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