What is a Probation Officer? - Job Description, Duties & Requirements


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What level of education must you have in order to be a probation officer?

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1. Individuals on probation have been convicted of?

2. What is included in a case plan?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the importance of probation officers. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the required education for probation officers and what a case plan is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Level of education for probation officers
  • Convictions people on probation have committed
  • Case plan
  • Who places people on probation
  • Frequency a probation client sees a probation officer

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related criminal justice lesson
  • Information recall - use your knowledge to answer a question about the education required for probation officers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who is put on probation and how frequently a person sees a probation officer

Additional Learning

The lesson titled What is a Probation Officer? - Job Description, Duties & Requirements will provide additional details about:

  • Responsibilities of probation officers
  • Monthly probation report forms
  • Number of people on probation