Major Sessions: "The Changing Face of Corrections"
Ice Breaker Reception
Sunday, August 10, 2003 8:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.
GAYLORD OPRYLAND HOTEL
Join us as ACA officially opens the 133rd Congress of Correction with an opening reception, offering food, beverages and music.
ACA's Congress sessions and workshops begin on Saturday, August 9, 2003, and will be held everyday through Thursday, August 14. The program includes more than 80 major sessions, supporting sessions, and specialized workshops. Please consult future issues of Corrections Today magazine throughout the summer and the Congress Program Book for additional information on the full Congress of Correction program.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 2003 * 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
NICA-1 -- A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO ORGANIZATION PERFORMANCE: SYNCHRONOUS SYSTEMS THINKING
During this four hour workshop, participants will explore a systems thinking approach to organizational behavior and performance. Most correctional organizations are comprised of many parts organized around a central mission. The ultimate performance of these organizations relies on the administrative ability to lead and manage a synchronous functioning of these parts. Participants will learn how to view the organization as a whole, entertaining a variety of influences, both inside and outside the organization. An understanding of these influences will assist in the development of strategic actions to promote a holistic, performance-based influence on the organization. This workshop is very experiential and interactive.
Coordinator: Michael J. Dooley, M.Ed., Correctional Program Specialist, National Institute of Corrections Academy, Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Department of Justice, Longmont, Colorado
MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2003 * 2:00 P.M.-3:30 P.M.
MAJOR SESSION A -- BUILDING A STRATEGIC WORKFORCE PLAN FOR THE CORRECTIONS PROFESSION-DISCOVERY FINDINGS
Join Mr. Richard Judy, author of the book Workforce 2020, as he reveals the initial findings of the "Discovery Phase" of this most important ACA initiative. The contents of this session will include further insight into the issues related to attracting and retaining corrections professionals. This session will set the stage for the project's transition to the "Create Phase" which will begin with four solution-oriented focus group sessions to be held throughout the convention. Join your colleagues in constructing a response to what represents one of the most critical issues ever facing the corrections field.
Coordinator: Ronald D. Edwards, Director Governor's Office of Veteran's Affairs, Columbus, Ohio
MAJOR SESSION B …
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Publication information: Article title: Major Sessions: "The Changing Face of Corrections". Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Corrections Today. Volume: 65. Issue: 2 Publication date: April 2003. Page number: 129+. © 2009 American Correctional Association, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.