Intermediate Sanctions: Definition, Purpose & Advantages


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Which of the following terms refers to repeated criminal behavior?

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1. Why are intermediate sanctions given out?

2. Which intermediate sanction is a sentence to a monitored, residential facility for a set period of time before the offender will be permitted to live on his or her own?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz combo quickly gauge your knowledge of intermediate sanctions and why they are used in societies today.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz can help you assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Repeated criminal behavior
  • Goal of sentencing
  • Monitored residential facility
  • Disciplinary/work camp
  • In-house rehabilitation

Skills Practiced

Use these assessment tools to practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - use relevant topics to examine information about intermediate sanctions in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the goals of sentencing
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related criminal justice lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Intermediate Sanctions: Definition, Purpose & Advantages. This lesson will help you:

  • Define sentencing
  • Understand the purposes of probation
  • Identify different types of intermediate sanctions
  • Explain the purpose of halfway houses