The primary objective is to provide a foundation for staff to understand key court processes and roles. The content is designed for staff employed within the Corrections Court Assessment and Prosecution Service, including supervisors and officers. Supervisors will act as leaders/facilitators for some sessions. The unit provides an overview of Corrections Victoria's Case Management Model. It also covers legislation in practice and the roles of various organisations that work in the courts. Particular attention is paid to specific offender cohorts including Indigenous offenders, female offenders, young offenders, offenders with a disability and family violence offenders. Interviewing skills are developed through mock interviews involving participants playing the role of offender and interviewee. 

Unit details

Location:
Unit code:
JVU0019

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Gain a solid understanding of detailed court processes and protocol;  
  2. Develop insight into dealing with specific offender cohorts;  
  3. See how the Guiding Principles underpin various aspects of their work; and  
  4. Develop an understanding of the legislation under which they work  

Assessment

Not Assessed

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