Report Writing for Community Supervision Officers

Green Clock Hours: 2.00

Report writing is a crucial skill for supervision officers. Reports become a permanent record of staff’s actions in response to supervision situations, help document compliance with agency or department standards, and help provide vital information for administrators. In legal cases, reports may serve as the basis for lawsuits or prosecution. Writing reports can seem frustrating and time consuming when you struggle with writing or are given reports back from a supervisor to rewrite because it doesn’t contain or communicate the essential and precise details effectively. In this course, you will learn common types of reports in community corrections, why a well-written report is necessary, tips to help you prepare for and complete the writing task, and how to evaluate a report according to the “5 Cs.” You will have opportunities to assess your understanding of concepts through interactive exercises.

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Course Description

Report writing is a crucial skill for supervision officers. Reports become a permanent record of staff’s actions in response to supervision situations, help document compliance with agency or department standards, and help provide vital information for administrators. In legal cases, reports may serve as the basis for lawsuits or prosecution. Writing reports can seem frustrating and time consuming when you struggle with writing or are given reports back from a supervisor to rewrite because it doesn’t contain or communicate the essential and precise details effectively. In this course, you will learn common types of reports in community corrections, why a well-written report is necessary, tips to help you prepare for and complete the writing task, and how to evaluate a report according to the “5 Cs.” You will have opportunities to assess your understanding of concepts through interactive exercises.

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