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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 Bob Levinson at 1-800-222-5646, ext. 0176;

1) More Hispanic inmates do not have a high school diploma (or equivalent) as compared to black inmates.

Circle one: True False

2) When Pell Grants, which funded offender education, were eliminated in 1994, the number of systems that offered post-secondary education --.

Circle one letter:

A) dropped

B) stayed the same

C) increased

3) Which of the following statements is true?

Circle one letter:

A) Men are more likely to see a doctor than women.

B) Women are more likely to see a doctor than men.

C) There is no difference between men and women in regard to the likelihood that they will see a doctor-.

4) The evidence that the use of co-payments (e.g., $3 payment for each inmate visit) reduces the number of frivolous medical calls is

Circle one letter:

A) supportive

B) unsupportive

C) inconclusive

5) Fewer volunteers than internal staff are used to teach classes in reentry programs in U.S. correctional systems.

Circle one: True False

6) If an inmate receives gate money upon release from incarceration, he/she is most likely in:

Circle one letter:

A) North Dakota

C) West Virginia

B) South Carolina

D) Wisconsin

7) Which state does not require inmates released from incarceration to register with authorities?

Circle one letter:

A) Wyoming

B) Vermont

C) Ohio

D) Florida

8) Which country allows unsupervised visits that permit sexual contact between inmates and their spouses:

Circle one letter:

A) Austria

B) China

C) France D) Italy

Quizzes must be received by ACA by May 15.
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Date:Mar 1, 2007
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