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Beth A.:
My name is Beth Anne Stearns and I am a student at Capella University working on a Doctor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology degree. I am conducting a research study called Aspects of Workplace Bullying in Correctional Environments. The purpose of this study is to explore aspects of workplace bullying that employees experience while working in correctional organizations; to understand how employees describe their experiences with workplace bullying; to understand the impact of bullying on emotional health and job satisfaction; identify aspects of the work environment that may contribute to staff bullying; and to indicate a need for organizational policies to be developed that protect employees... full thread


Learning as a Group: The Perspective on Inmate Education Through Occupational Therapy

Miranda Tippie MOT,OTR/L, Ryan C. Kidwell, Mica Closson & Amanda Munoz MOT,OTR/L
In the Hancock County Justice Center (HCJC) there has been a collaboration to connect inmates with educational opportunities in order to build daily living skills through occupational therapy (OT) programming. “In its simplest terms, occupational therapists help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the use of everyday activities (occupations)." (About Occupational Therapy, 2015). The priority of this programming is for enhancing the educational opportunity of the inmates; however, the collaboration with The University of Findlay OT department has allowed OT students to gain valuable experience as well... .. full story

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