CJK0305 CommunicationsView in Catalog
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Prerequisite(s): admission to FPSI program.
At the end of this course, students should be able to interact professionally with inmates, visitors and staff in a correctional setting; identify the root causes of miscommunication; use, understand and interpret nonverbal cues; and communicate properly using telephone and radio equipment. Students will learn to prepare for and conduct interviews, take notes, and obtain statements when appropriate. Students will learn to sort information by category and arrange information in chronological order. Students will learn to write reports, including identifying types of correctional officer reports, following correct format and content, using proper elements of report writing, using a computer to write reports, and editing and proofreading reports. 40 clock hours. Does not count toward A.A. or A.S. degree.
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