cpss370 | undergraduate

Intake, Assessment, And Classification

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This course introduces students to the purpose, philosophy, and functions of intake, assessment, and classification within the correctional system. Students survey multiple tools for determining risk and the needs of incarcerated individuals.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Intake and Assessment Skills

    • Demonstrate skills necessary to facilitate the assessment process.
    • Determine ethical considerations during the intake and assessment processes.
    • Identify the elements of intake interviewing.

    Client Needs and Treatment

    • Examine methods for determining client needs.
    • Determine client treatment needs based on assessment information.
    • Formulate recommendations for a treatment plan to address specific client needs.

    Community Corrections Assessment and Transitioning into Society

    • Explain the importance of assessment for community corrections.
    • Describe evidence-based practices and trends for assisting individuals transitioning back into society from the correctional system.

    The Helping Process Within the Correctional System

    • Identify the steps within each phase of the helping process.
    • Explain the purpose of utilizing the helping process with individuals involved with the correctional system.

    Intake and Assessment Processes

    • Describe the intake and assessment procedures in the assessment phase of the helping process.
    • Identify assessment instruments used during the intake and assessment processes in the correctional system.
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