This is the book for those interested in correctional officers, an instrumental group of employees in the field of criminal justice. A detailed study of life and work stress is presented and discussed. It is a must read --Eric Lambert, Wayne State University
Stress and Correctional Officer is a well organized, clearly written overview of correctional officers and some of the issues related to their work. Dial's research focuses on job stress providing insight on how to alleviate stress through correctional policy. A must read for correctional policymakers and practitioners, students in corrections and occupational sociology, as well as practical application for research methods classes. --Nancy Hogan, Ferris State University
About the Author
Kelly Cheeseman Dial is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Messiah College She received her Ph.D. at Sam Houston State University and worked in corrections for 8 years with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Dial has published numerous research articles on prison and correctional officers and is a co-author of the book, The Death Penalty: Constitutional Issues, Commentaries and Case Briefs 2nd ed. Dial also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Corrections section of ACJS.