Corrections Counseling - A.A.S. Degree and Certificate
Corrections counselors work with corrections facilities, law enforcement, courts, institutions and the overall criminal justice system to provide behavioral modification and cognitive training treatment for adult and juvenile offenders.
The Corrections Counseling program at College of DuPage offers a broad range of opportunities in institutional and community settings. Students in this program study contemporary treatment approaches, behavior modification, cross-cultural communications, addictions, ethics in counseling, family education and treatment, as well as the criminal and juvenile justice systems. Following the completion of classroom work, students must finish 300 hours of fieldwork to earn a Corrections Counseling degree or certificate.
An associate’s degree in Corrections Counseling offers students a multitude of career opportunities, such as the development of alternative and community outreach programs; staff and inmate education; the planning and implementation of transitional programs; inmate classification, placement and research; and general counseling. Graduates of this program enjoy a career that offers generous benefits in terms of professional growth and personal job satisfaction.
Andrea Polites, MSW, LCSW, ICDVP
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2603B, (630) 942-2103
Jason Florin, MHS, CAADC, MISA I, SAP, Instructor
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2603C, (630) 942-2043
Health and Sciences Division
Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 1220, (630) 942-8331
2012 College of DuPage