What Is a Halfway House? - Definition, Rules & Statistics


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A referral to a halfway house should be made within ___ months prior to the inmates release.

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1. How many days to the inmates have to obtain full-time employment once they are placed in a halfway house?

2. Halfway houses were started with an initiative from which president?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A halfway house is a transitional home for inmates, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the rules of a halfway house and how it operates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Purpose of halfway houses
  • Start of the halfway house program
  • Rules of halfway houses

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet utilize the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information like how long an inmate has obtain full-time employment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who started the initiative for halfway houses
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about referrals for halfway houses

Additional Learning

To learn more about halfway houses review the accompanying lesson called What Is a Halfway House? Definition, Rules & Statistics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn how halfway houses work
  • Understand the goals of the halfway house program
  • Know the rules of a halfway house