You are a new warden participating in a workgroup to update performance-based standards for your correctional facility. The American Correctional Association requires performance-based standards that focus on actual compliance with expected practices. There are 7 functional areas:
Program and Activity
Administration and Management
In this assignment, you will address each functional area listed above in an accreditation plan for a correctional facility of your choice.
Address the following in an accreditation plan of 3-4 pages:
Provide the purpose and goal of each of the 7 functions listed above.
Respond to the following question for each of the 7 functions:
According to the American Correctional Association, what are the correctional standards for this function? Explain.
What are the desired conditions that need to be achieved and maintained? Explain.
A minimum of 3 desired conditions should be identified and explained for each area above.
Provide a brief overview of your selected existing correctional facility.
Create your accreditation plan addressing all of the 7 functions.
How will you fulfill the requirements for each function as required by the American Corrections Association? Be specific and explain in detail.
Remember to fully support your arguments with academic and quality research.
What are the 3 most significant challenges that you will face to obtain accreditation for your facility? Explain.
How will you ensure that these 3 challenges are overcome? Explain.
Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.