Correctional Administration Review Questions

 Correctional Administration Review Questions

A penal method of the 19th century in which a person worked during the day and was kept in solitary confinement at night, with enforced silence at all times

A. Elmira System

B. Auburn System

C. Pennsylvania System

D. None of the above

Answer: Auburn System/Auburn Prison System

This imprisonment has a duration of 1 month and 1 day to 6 months.

A. Arresto Mayor

B. Arresto Menor

C. Prision correcional

D. Prision mayor

Answer: Arresto Mayor

This imprisonment has a duration of 1 month and 1 day to 6 months.

A. Arresto Mayor

B. Arresto Menor

C. Prision correcional

D. Prision mayor

Answer: Arresto Menor

Justification of punishment which refers to personal vengeance.

A. Retribution

B. Expiation

C. Deterrence

D. Rehabilitation

Answer: Retribution

What is the overall philosophy underlying therapeutic modalities in correctional administration?

a. Exclusively punitive measures

b. Rehabilitation and positive change

c. Maximum security and isolation

d. Promoting inmate aggression

Answer: B

Which of the following is a common therapeutic modality used in correctional settings?

a. Solitary confinement

b. Excessive physical punishment

c. Cognitive-behavioral therapy

d. Restricted access to legal representation

Answer: C

Which of the following statements best describes the concept of 'reintegration' in therapeutic modalities?

a. Keeping inmates isolated from society

b. Preparing inmates for lifelong incarceration

c. Facilitating the transition of inmates back into society as law-abiding citizens

d. Fostering rivalry among inmate groups


Answer: C

What role can education play as a therapeutic modality in correctional administration?

a. To increase inmates' criminal knowledge

b. To reinforce positive behaviors

c. To provide opportunities for skill development and personal growth

d. To separate inmates from each other

Answer: C

Restorative justice programs are a form of therapeutic modality that focuses on:

a. Separating inmates from society

b. Enforcing strict discipline

c. Rehabilitating offenders through victim-offender mediation and reconciliation

d. Rewarding compliant behavior

Answer: C

The following are the indicators of effective Behavior Management in TCMP, except.

a. Understanding the different shaping tools.

b. Understand the relevance of the tools.

c. The resident will display improvement.

d. The resident was incorrigible, which made them unwanted in the community.

Answer: D

The following are considered Cognitive approaches, except.

a. Psychoanalytic approach

b. Reality Therapy

c. Cognitive Behavior Approach

d. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Answer: A

The following are not considered in the stages of Adlerian Therapy, except.

a. Community

b. Engagement

c. Family

d. Institutions

Answer: B

This is work assignments that are arranged in a hierarchy according to seniority, individual progress and productivity.

a. Group leaders

b. Group meeting

c. Job functions

d. Counseling

Answer: C

In which therapeutic modality is "mindfulness" often used as a core technique to help individuals observe their thoughts and feelings without judgment?

a. Psychodynamic Therapy

b. Gestalt Therapy

c. Mindininess-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

d. Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)

Answer: C

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