Classification and Treatment Director

Direct prison rehabilitation programs and assignment of inmates.

What does a Classification and Treatment Director do?

Directs prison rehabilitation programs and assignment of inmates under direction of DIRECTOR, INSTITUTION: Plans and coordinates programs for providing educational, recreational, and spiritual services; supplying medical, dental, and psychiatric treatment; and meeting other needs of inmates in conformity with established policies of correctional institution. Administers and scores intelligence, aptitude, and other standard tests to evaluate inmates’ suitability for rehabilitation. Reviews case reports of prisoners to recommend parole, vocational training, transfer, psychiatric treatment, custody status, or other disposition according to findings. Directs workers engaged in maintenance of inmate records. Confers with other members of prison staff to coordinate all program activities in conformity with prison routine and security requirements. Prepares and delivers speeches to promote understanding of prison services and characteristics of offenders.