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 Processes

    • Explain how classification can affect the incidence of recidivism.
    • Describe risk factors that may be identified during the intake process.
    • Explain how assessment affects classification.

    Community Corrections Assessment

    • Describe different types of assessment used in community corrections.
    • Describe levels of supervision for offenders in the community.
    • Explain the importance of assessment and classification in community corrections.

    Introduction to Classification Within the Correctional System

    • Identify the purpose of classification within the correctional system.
    • Describe the differences between federal, state, county, and local jails and prisons.
    • Describe the importance of classification within the institution.
    • Explain how classification affects the function of the institution.

    Needs and Risk Assessments & Treatment Plans

    • Conduct a needs assessment to identify inmate needs.
    • Formulate recommendations for a treatment plan to address specific inmate needs.

    Program Assessments and Inmate Management

    • Create a treatment plan based on specialized assessments in inmate management.
    • Survey substance abuse and mental health assessment instruments used in the correctional setting.
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