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cor·rec·tion·al

(kə-rĕk′shə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to correction.
2. Of or relating to the treatment of offenders by a system of penal incarceration, rehabilitation, parole, and probation: worked as a correctional officer; taxes that fund correctional facilities.

correctional

(kəˈrɛkʃənəl)
adj
(Law) chiefly US of or relating to the punishment and rehabilitation of criminals: a correctional facility.

cor•rec•tion•al

(kəˈrɛk ʃə nl)

adj.
of or pertaining to correction, esp. to penal correction.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.correctional - concerned with or providing correction; "a correctional institution"
punitive, punitory - inflicting punishment; "punitive justice"; "punitive damages"
Translations

correctional

[kəˈrekʃənəl] (US)
A. ADJpenitenciario
B. CPD correctional facility Ncentro m penitenciario
correctional officer Nfuncionario/a m/f de prisiones

correctional

[kəˈrɛkʃənəl] adj (mainly US)correctionnel(le)correction fluid nliquide m correcteur

correctional

adj (US) correctional officerJustizvollzugsbeamte(r) m/-beamtin f; the correctional systemdas Justizvollzugssystem; correctional facilityJustizvollzugsanstalt f, → Strafanstalt f
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* American Correctional Association, 139th Congress of Correction, Aug.
Ottawa -- Karen Myers, a correctional officer in Kingston, ON, argued unsuccessfully that a Correctional Services of Canada policy designed to boost the education of visible minorities was a violation of the collective agreement.
In this chapter, Stefan LoBuglio discusses the politics and practices of educational programs for adults in correctional facilities.
The American Correctional Association (ACA) announced Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Tony Parker as President-Elect of this nearly 150 year old organization.
Ontario is making the province's adult correctional system safer by hiring 47 new correctional officer graduates.
Day after day, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, correctional officers report to work in one of the most dangerous and stressful environments in the world.
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Jan 17 (ANI): Prisoners of Kolkata's Presidency correctional home on Wednesday attacked the officials and tried to torch a portion of the jail when they were being shifted to Hooghly correctional home.
The response I am most familiar with when telling others I work in a prison is a furrowed brow accompanied by a quizzical look and then asking, as if they had not heard correctly the first time, "You're a prison nurse?" My correctional nurse colleagues have told me they often feel embarrassed to tell others where they work as a result of the mixed responses elicited including the sense that correctional nursing is what one does when unable to find a "real" nursing position.
of Cincinnati) and Jonson (Northern Kentucky U.) present an introduction to correctional theory in the United States.
During the past two decades, research has increased dramatically regarding correctional officers' perceptions and attitudes about their jobs, the inmates they oversee and their interactions with correctional administration.
In support of The Second Chance Act of 2007--which identified correctional education as a high-priority area--the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S.
ERIC Descriptors: Correctional Education; Teaching Methods; National Organizations; Supervision; Public Officials; Curriculum Design; Teacher Educators; Partnerships in Education; Instruction; Public Policy; State Policy; Administrative Organization; Criminals

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