Probation officers monitor the conduct and behavior 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. (National Occupational Classification)
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A bachelor's degree in social work, criminology, psychology, sociology or other related science discipline is required. A master's degree may be required (NOC). Students may pursue training at U of M. Please contact Correctional Service Canada and Manitoba Justice Department for more information.
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Date modified: January 4, 2019