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    95% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-five percent of SCC's 2016 graduates found work or continued their education.
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Adult and Juvenile Services and Corrections

  • Welcome

    Graduates of the program will find employment in a wide variety of entry level positions within the growing field of Community-Based and Institutional Corrections for adult and juveniles. Positions are available in institutional corrections (jails and prisons and secure mental health facilities), community corrections (residential facilities, probation and parole and diversion), Juvenile corrections, problem-solving court technicians, private sector and social services.

    This degree can be used for seeking immediate employment in adult or juvenile services or corrections. SCC offers Criminal Justice courses as electives in the Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in the Academic Transfer program if you're looking to earn a bachelor's degree. Careers as a Probation or Parole officer and some Juvenile Justice careers will require a Bachelor’s Degree. Each transfer university accepts different courses to fulfill their requirements. It is the student's responsibility to check with their receiving institution to see what credits will transfer. Please work closely with an SCC advisor.

    Overview

    The Adult & Juvenile Services and Corrections program is designed to prepare students to serve the community and its individuals in a variety of criminal justice settings. Graduates are prepared to perform the basic duties and tasks associated with entry-level positions in field services and institutional corrections. The program introduces students to evidence-based practices in Community based correctional services, institutional corrections, secure mental health facilities and juvenile justice agencies. The program is designed to equip students with both the skills and knowledge needed to prepare them for the special challenges involved in working with a wide variety of clients in a community-based corrections setting and working with inmates in an institutional setting.

    This program is intended to support the continued professional growth of in-service practitioners through the enhancement of fieldspecifics and knowledge. The program provides educational and internship experiences that enable students to succeed at an entry-level positions or advance in their criminal justice career. The program provides an overview of the criminal justice system while also focusing on elements of, supervision, risk assessment, conflict resolution, communications and reporting techniques.

    Our criminal justice faculty at sec have extensive education and experience law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice, probation, military, prosecution and defense litigation, SCC instructors have proven experience, knowledge of proper procedures and an understanding of criminal law, which means students receive up-to-date information and relevant skills.

    For more information contact:
    Rita Dondlinger, Program Chair  
    402-323-3459, 800-642-4075 ext. 3459,
    rdondlinger@southeast.edu
    or the College Admissions Office
    Beatrice 402-228-8214, 800-233-5027 ext. 1214
    Lincoln 402-437-2600, 800-642-4075 ext. 2600

    Employment Outlook

    Types of jobs available:

    Compliance Officer, Juvenile Corrections Counselor, Parole Officer, Corrections  officer, Electronic Monitoring Officer, Child Protective Services, Juvenile Detention Officer, Inmate Classification Officer, Youth Worker, Juvenile Parole Officer, Juvenile Diversion Officer, Drug Court Technician, Assistant Probation Officer.

    Starting Terms

    All Quarters.

    Welcome

    Graduates of the program will find employment in a wide variety of entry level positions within the growing field of Community-Based and Institutional Corrections for adult and juveniles. Positions are available in institutional corrections (jails and prisons and secure mental health facilities), community corrections (residential facilities, probation and parole and diversion), Juvenile corrections, problem-solving court technicians, private sector and social services.

    This degree can be used for seeking immediate employment in adult or juvenile services or corrections. SCC offers Criminal Justice courses as electives in the Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in the Academic Transfer program if you're looking to earn a bachelor's degree. Careers as a Probation or Parole officer and some Juvenile Justice careers will require a Bachelor’s Degree. Each transfer university accepts different courses to fulfill their requirements. It is the student's responsibility to check with their receiving institution to see what credits will transfer. Please work closely with an SCC advisor.

    Overview

    The Adult & Juvenile Services and Corrections program is designed to prepare students to serve the community and its individuals in a variety of criminal justice settings. Graduates are prepared to perform the basic duties and tasks associated with entry-level positions in field services and institutional corrections. The program introduces students to evidence-based practices in Community based correctional services, institutional corrections, secure mental health facilities and juvenile justice agencies. The program is designed to equip students with both the skills and knowledge needed to prepare them for the special challenges involved in working with a wide variety of clients in a community-based corrections setting and working with inmates in an institutional setting.

    This program is intended to support the continued professional growth of in-service practitioners through the enhancement of fieldspecifics and knowledge. The program provides educational and internship experiences that enable students to succeed at an entry-level positions or advance in their criminal justice career. The program provides an overview of the criminal justice system while also focusing on elements of, supervision, risk assessment, conflict resolution, communications and reporting techniques.

    Our criminal justice faculty at sec have extensive education and experience law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice, probation, military, prosecution and defense litigation, SCC instructors have proven experience, knowledge of proper procedures and an understanding of criminal law, which means students receive up-to-date information and relevant skills.

    For more information contact:
    Rita Dondlinger, Program Chair  
    402-323-3459, 800-642-4075 ext. 3459,
    rdondlinger@southeast.edu
    or the College Admissions Office
    Beatrice 402-228-8214, 800-233-5027 ext. 1214
    Lincoln 402-437-2600, 800-642-4075 ext. 2600

    Employment Outlook

    Types of jobs available:

    Compliance Officer, Juvenile Corrections Counselor, Parole Officer, Corrections  officer, Electronic Monitoring Officer, Child Protective Services, Juvenile Detention Officer, Inmate Classification Officer, Youth Worker, Juvenile Parole Officer, Juvenile Diversion Officer, Drug Court Technician, Assistant Probation Officer.

    Starting Terms

    All Quarters.