Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read the article Improving Criminal Justice Workplaces: Translating Theory and Research into Evidence-Based Practice and review the web pages Careers in Social and Criminal Justice (Links to an external site.), S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Links to an external site.), and Social and Criminal Justice (Links to an external site.). There are many careers available to people with criminal justice degrees. These career options extend beyond the commonly recognized police officer or social worker roles.
After reviewing the required sources for this week, visit the Social and Criminal Justice (Links to an external site.) web page. Select at least two to three sources, and explain how you will use these sources in conjunction with your Social and Criminal Justice degree from Ashford University. Additionally, provide a career goal based on your research, and select an additional source that you can use to help you achieve this goal. Consider this discussion board an opportunity for you to network with your classmates and help each other locate opportunities for future employment. Your initial post should be 100 to 150 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required materials and/or other scholarly and/or credible sources, and properly cite any references.