Correctional Practices Final :)

33 Questions | Total Attempts: 78

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  • 1. 
    During an area search you should proceed in a logical manner: starting at one point and proceeding clockwise or counter-clockwise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A good tip for conducting area searches is to think about potential hiding spots before conducting the search. It is sometimes useful to think about where you might hide things if you didn't want them to be found.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    During a vehicle search you should ask the driver and other occupants to leave the vehicle and stand back while you search.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    There is no need to search a vehicle as it exits the vehicle entrance post.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Loose loads such as refuse should be searched with a probing device when vehicle leaves the institution
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Application of consistent rules, violence prevention programs, behaviour management programs, positive staff/offender relationships and eliminating foreseeable problems in the facility are all methods for preventing problems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The problem-solving model has three steps: 1)Recognize and define the problem 2) Examine Alternatives and Consequences 3) Take decision and action.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Teaching the problem solving method to offenders is quite simple.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Limit setting directs the offender to stop a certain behaviour and notes the consequence of continuing the behaviour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Signal Interference is a method of using humour to reduce tension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The correctional officer should not communicate with the offender prior to the application of restraint equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Handcuffs are the primary type of restraint equipment used in correctional settings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Flex cuffs are used by the ERT in emergency situations
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A transportation chain belts is a chain used along with handcuffs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Restraint equipment is used to transport or escort the offender. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Restraint equipment is never used to escort an offender within the institution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The correctional officer should search the offender prior to putting on restraints.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In order to properly apply handcuffs you need to whack the cuffs on the wrist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Always double lock the handcuffs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The correctional officer should place the handcuffs on the wrist so that the keyholes face outwards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If you can place two fingers between the cuff and the person’s wrist, then you have achieved the correct fit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    An inmate refuses to comply with staff directions or orders.  This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Physically uncooperative behaviour

    • B. 

      Verbally resistive behaviour

    • C. 

      Assaultive behaviour

  • 23. 
    There are three basic principles of self-defence: mind and body are one, maintain awareness and don’t meet force with force.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    According to the principles of self-defence, when someone attempts to strike you, you should strike back.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    In order to maintain a safe distance from a potential attacker you need to stay at least one arm’s length apart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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