Juvenile Corrections Certificate Program at UCC
This statewide one-year certificate Juvenile Corrections program is specifically designed for individuals who want to work directly with juvenile offenders in various settings. These settings may include Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) as well as other public, private, and non-profit agencies/programs.
As a statewide cooperative effort among several Oregon community colleges, this program is transferable among the participating schools. In addition, required courses may be applied to an A.A.S. or other 2-year degree either as required, technical option, or elective courses.Juvenile corrections workers provide supervision, facilitate in the treatment process and crisis intervention, provide social and life skills training, maintain records and documentation, engage in support services, monitor and ensure a secure environment.
The occupational outlook for juvenile corrections workers is better than average. While the certificate prepares individuals for entry level employment, advancement in salary and responsibility may require additional education. Agencies employing certificate holders are likely to have additional job specific requirements such as age, physical abilities, drug screening, and background checks. Beginning wage for an OYA Youth Corrections Unit Coordinator is approximately $2,800 per month; however, salary and benefit packages vary greatly depending upon the employing agency and geographical location.
You can expect to take courses in these subjects:
- Introduction to Criminology
- Introduction to Juvenile Corrections
- Social Problems of Addiction
- Understanding Dysfunctional Families
- Juvenile Delinquency
- Individual & Family Development
- General Psychology
- Other Subject Areas
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