4155 Probation and parole officers and related occupations
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Lead statementProbation officers monitor the conduct and behaviour of criminal offenders serving probation terms. Parole officers monitor the reintegration of criminal offenders serving the remainder of sentences while conditionally released into the community on parole. Classification officers assess inmates and develop rehabilitation programs for criminal offenders who are incarcerated in correctional facilities. They are employed by federal and provincial governments and work in the community and in correctional facilities.
- parole officer
- probation officer
- case manager – corrections
- classification officer – correctional institution
- youth worker – corrections
- social assistance program officer – corrections
- welfare program officer – corrections
- A bachelor's degree in social work, criminology, psychology, sociology or other related social science discipline is required.
- A master's degree in social work, criminology, psychology or other related social science discipline may be required.
- Progression to correctional service management positions is possible with additional training or experience.
- Correctional service officers
- Correctional services managers
04230423 Managers in social, community and correctional services)
- Social and community service workers
- Social workers