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Rumors of a Riot or Disturbance

May 13th, 2009

2c7490f8828c9652In June 1943, racial tension was close to the boiling point in Detroit, Michigan. Following a race-related fight at an amusement park, false rumors whipped both blacks and whites into a murderous rage. In the black community, the word was that some white men had thrown a black woman who was holding a baby into a lake. Whites repeated news that a mob of blacks had assaulted a white woman. Read more…

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Listening Skills in Corrections

May 13th, 2009

 

0cdaacecfcdb95a6One of the most significant things you can do to communicate effectively is what is called Active Listening.  Some people say the fact that a person has two ears and one mouth illustrates that you should hear twice as much as you speak.  One of the foundational keys to good listening is that the listener’s body language should demonstrate interest.  Interest is communicated by facing the person, having good eye contact, responding with facial expressions and head nodding.  The speaker will be able to see that you are listening and interested in what they are saying.  We will review some of the principals, which will assist in sharpening your listening skills.  Read more…

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