Continuing education home--study quiz.

This home-study program is designed for certified corrections professionals (CCPs) interested in increasing their knowledge of issues important to professional practice in the field of corrections. CCPs can earn three Category A continuing education contact hours for studying articles in Corrections Compendium and passing the quiz below. Answer all questions by circling the correct answer. Submit this entire page (copies NOT acceptable). ACA staff will score the test (grade of 75 percent required to pass) and, within three weeks, send a certificate of achievement to those who pass. Those scoring less than 75 percent will also be notified. Secure records for all participants will be maintained at the ACA office. If you have any questions or would like information about ACA's Certification Program, contact Peg O'Brien at 1-800-222-5646, ext. 0175, or pobrien@aca.org.

1) According to the Illinois research study, after four years post-probation, approximately 50% of felony probationers were rearrested regardless of whether they were from inside or outside of Cook County, Ill.

Circle ONE: True False

2) The most powerful predictor of being rearrested post-probation in the Cook County or statewide samples was having a drug abuse problem.

Circle ONE: True False

3) All risk factors are equally predictive among different jurisdictions and therefore risk assessment instruments do not need to be validated for a particular jurisdiction.

Circle ONE: True False

4) According to a United Nations study in 1987, most countries did not separate incarcerated mothers from their babies.

Circle ONE: True False

5) Three years after release from the New York State...

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