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Master the corrections officer exam [electronic resource] / Mark D. Snider, editor.

Snider, Mark D. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780768930306 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0768930308 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : ill.
  • Edition: 16th ed.
  • Publisher: Lawrenceville, N.J. : Peterson's, c2010.

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General Note: "An Arco book"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note: Before you begin -- How this book is organized -- Special study features -- You're well on your way to success -- Top 10 ways to raise your score -- Correctional officers' creed -- pt. I. All about a career as a corrections officer -- 1. Getting started -- Job duties -- Working conditions -- Salary -- Training and promotion -- Summing it up -- 2. Where the jobs are -- The prison system -- Where to start looking -- The application process -- Summing it up -- 3. The screening process -- Written exam -- Promotion exam -- Interview -- Physical fitness test -- Background investigation -- Psychological interview -- Drug test -- Medical examination -- Summing it up -- pt. II. Six practice tests -- Practice test 1 -- Answer key and explanations -- Practice test 2 -- Answer key and explanations -- Practice test 3 -- Answer key and explanations -- Practice test 4 -- Answer key and explanations -- Practice test 5 -- Answer key and explanations -- Practice test 6 : promotion exam -- Answer key -- Appendixes -- Appendix A. Physical fitness course -- Knowing the basics -- A workout schedule -- Measuring your heart rate -- Program for women -- Program for men -- Staying fit -- Broadening your program -- Appendix B. Training -- Example : state prison.
Summary, etc.: Knowing what to expect on the real test is the first step to overcoming text anxiety and to scoring higher on your corrections officer exam.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Correctional personnel > United States > Examinations > Study guides.
Corrections > United States > Examinations, questions, etc.
Civil service > United States > Examinations > Study guides.
Genre: Electronic books.

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