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  Course Name Course Hours
ABOR-1005 Aboriginal Cultures 40
JPSM-1004 Addictions and Violence 40
CORR-1002 Criminal Justice Systems 40
COMM-1170 Interpersonal Communication 1 40
JPSM-1008 Justice Recruitment Processes 42
SEMR-9078 Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (r) Training Program 14
JPSM-1012 Policing in the 21st Century 60
BUSA-1007 Professional Ethics 40
JPSM-1011 Theories of Crime Causation 40
JPSM-1013 Think, Organize and Communicate 50
JPSM-1010 Treatment and Intervention 40
CORR-1005 Youth Issues in the Justice System 40

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ABOR-1005 Aboriginal Cultures
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Understand the major aspects of cultural communication. Study Aboriginal cultures, with particular reference to those which exist in Western Canada. A major focus will be placed on helping non-aboriginal students understand some of the differences between aboriginal and non-aboriginal cultures.
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JPSM-1004 Addictions and Violence
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Develop an awareness of dependence on substances and compulsive behaviour such as gambling. Learn about familial and non-familial violence, with reference made to women, Aboriginals and same sex relationships. Discuss current concepts of addiction, effects of drugs, pathological behaviours, common couple violence, patriarchal terrorism, violence in lesbian relationships, multicide and treatment.
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CORR-1002 Criminal Justice Systems
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Explore the criminal justice system and gain an understanding of how each of the main components (police, courts, corrections) operate. The ways in which they interact will provide you with an understanding of how an offender is processed through the system. Examine other topics including bail, juvenile justice, and specific criminal justice programs operating in Manitoba.
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COMM-1170 Interpersonal Communication 1
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Content is focused on human communication experienced in the helping professions. Emphasis is placed upon the student's growth, self-knowledge and behaviour in groups. Instructional methods will include discussions and activities to expand understanding and experience.
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JPSM-1008 Justice Recruitment Processes
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This course will familiarize you with the recruitment process for employment in police and correctional officer work, as well as civilian opportunities in The Winnipeg Police Service, Provincial Corrections, Federal Corrections, and the RCMP. Through the use of case studies and role play, you will become aware of your skills in problem solving, communication, ethical decision making, critical thinking, and other skills that are assessed in the recruitment process for careers in justice.   

Prerequisites:
ABOR-1005 and JPSM-1004 and CORR-1002 and COMM-1170 and SEMR-9078 and JPSM-1012 and BUSA-1007 and JPSM-1011 and JPSM-1013 and JPSM-1010 and CORR-1005
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SEMR-9078 Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (r) Training Program
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The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (R) Program is a safe, non-harmful behaviour management system designed to aid human service professionals in the management of disruptive and assaultive people, even during the most violent moments. It has been developed by the Crisis Prevention Institute, a training organization devoted to training staff in the safe management of potentially violent individuals.

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JPSM-1012 Policing in the 21st Century
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Explore the history of policing, changes in philosophy, evolution of methods and what capabilities will be required for policing in the future. Study community organization in reference to policing, and solve practical problems based on community scenarios. Learn about the principles and application of restorative justice, for example, mediation, family group conferencing and other positive solution-based methods.

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BUSA-1007 Professional Ethics
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Develop an awareness of the importance of ethical behaviour in the administration of criminal justice and study the ethical standards that would apply in the major areas of criminal justice (i.e. police, the courts and corrections). Note: emphasis will be placed on identifying your own biases and developing strategies for ensuring that you don't allow them to affect your professional judgment.
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JPSM-1011 Theories of Crime Causation
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Review the historical development of criminology as a scientific discipline and learn the importance of the law in the study of crime and deviant behaviour. Discuss the concept of deviance, the major theories of crime causation and the social implications. Learn to critically examine the social and policy implications for an offender and society in general, based on a variety of theories.
Prerequisites:
CORR-1002
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JPSM-1013 Think, Organize and Communicate
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Learn to effectively collect, organize and present information. "Did you really see what you thought you saw?" . . . "Did you ask the right question to get the information that you needed?" Participate in a course that is offered in response to the increasing demand in the Justice System for employees who can demonstrate competence in the following communication processes: obtaining accurate information, organizing materials for presentation, writing a professional report and demonstrating clarity in verbal presentations.

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JPSM-1010 Treatment and Intervention
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Study the development and nature of criminal behaviour, as well as treatment methods used within the Canadian Justice System. Study early childhood risk factors, followed by such topics as mental disorders, insanity, alcoholism, criminogenic factors, the parole system and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act. Examine how professional counselling and skill-building programs are implemented.  Discuss issues of groups such as victims, women and Aboriginals.
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CORR-1005 Youth Issues in the Justice System
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Participate in a general study of the Canadian juvenile justice system and some of the basic issues involved in the administration of juvenile justice. Review the history and evolution of juvenile justice in Canada (including the JDA and the YOA), some of the causes of delinquency, and selected programs used in juvenile justice to foster rehabilitation.
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