PLA Portfolio Assessment Course Subjects
- Parole Supervision (AOJ-124) 3.00 s.h.
- PAROLE SUPERVISION - Supervisory techniques for the parole officer. Includes defensive driving, vehicle dynamics, driving exercises, crisis/conflict intervention, restraint devices, hostage negotiations, parole relationships, caseload management, counseling, and stress management.
- Correctional Administration (AOJ-224) 3.00 s.h.
- Organization and management of correctional facilities. Includes organizational principles & practices, structuring the organization, administrative communications, personnel management, supervision, training & education for correctional personnel, research & planning, fiscal management, & probation & parole administration.
- New Jersey Correctional Procedures (AOJ-322) 3.00 s.h.
- This course deals with the practical application of accepted principles and procedures in the correctional setting. Topic covered include inmate processing, inmate culture, characteristics of the offender, handling inmate situations, women in corrections, inmate supervision, psychopathology of the inmate, and basic counseling concepts.
- Administration of Community Based Correctional Programs (AOJ-324) 3.00 s.h.
- Problems of work-release and school release programs for institutional inmates; administration of halfway houses; nonresidential programs for probationers, parolees, and drug abusers; community residences for juvenile offenders; supervision for foster care programs.
- Principles of Banking (BAN-101) 3.00 s.h.
- This course examines the role of a commercial bank in today's economy and the regulatory environment in which it exists. Topics include the deposit and payment function; bank loans and investments; non-credit financial services (cash management, international banking services, fiduciary services, and technology-based services); new customer pro- ducts; the Federal Reserve System and governmental supervision.
- Principles of Laboratory Management (CLB-481) 3.00 s.h.
- Basic principles of management applied to the clinical laboratory. Includes management process, personnel supervision, identification & allocation of resources, computer applications & practice, & problem solving activities. Practical application of management principles.
- Psychology for Business and Industry (PSY-261) 3.00 s.h.
- Focuses on the application of psychology to interpersonal relations and the working environment. Includes such topics as group dynamics, motivation, employee-employer relationship, interpersonal communications, and techniques for selections and supervision of personnel.
- Management of Radiology Department (RDO-401) 3.00 s.h.
- Application of the principles of business administration and personnel management to the radiology department; includes the study of budgeting and financing, personnel supervision, patient scheduling, quality controls, data and record storage and retrieval, etc.
- Personnel Administration and Supervision (AOJ-370) 3.00 s.h.
The essentials of personnel management and fundamentals of supervision and leadership as applied to administration. Consideration of supervisory problems with a police/security system. Application of labor relations to effective performance. Topics include discipline, motivation, training, job classification, salary standards, and promotion.
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:
- Identify the various leadership styles that are utilized in personnel management
- List and discuss the roles and responsibilities of the administrator/supervisor
- Identify problems facing the supervisor, at various levels within the organization
- Discuss the significance of labor relations as it applies to the administrator and the rank and file
- Present sound supervisory strategies that address discipline, motivation and training
Identify job classifications, salary standards and promotional criteria for personnel within the organization.
- Facilities Operation and Management (ATC-314) 3.00 s.h.
- Facility operation, extending beyond traditional operations or supervision of day to day traffic control. Prep for management through training/exposure to facility long-range planning by setting objectives, traffic forecasting, ID long-range resource ID needed improvements; budgeting; manpower scheduling; coordinator, monitoring technical performer; aviation safety; accommodating changes; cost management; administration support; obtaining authorized manpower; employee development; adverse actions; grievances/appeals; labor- management relations; learning to deal w/aviation community as well as local community.