WSR 05-08-076




[ Filed April 1, 2005, 9:38 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 05-05-014.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 139-10-530 Basic community corrections officer academy curriculum.

Hearing Location(s): Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 8, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Sonja Hirsch, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, e-mail, fax (206) 439-3860, by June 1, 2005.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Sonja Hirsch by June 1, 2005, TTY (206) 835-7300.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The Adult Services Academy was divided into three separate tracks: County probation, state DOC community corrections officers, and state institutional counselors. Changes in WAC 139-10-210 have reconfigured these academies. As a result, the specific curriculum for each of these academies will be defined.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.101.080.

Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Staff in cooperation with the Board on Corrections Training, Standards, and Education (BCTSE), governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Bob Graham, Burien, Washington, (206) 835-7302; and Enforcement: Al Isaac, Burien, Washington, (206) 835-7306.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Proposal is exempt under RCW 19.85.025(2); therefore, a small business economic impact statement is not required.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.

March 31, 2005

Michael D. Parsons

Executive Director


WAC 139-10-530   Basic community corrections officer academy curriculum.   The basic community corrections officer academy curriculum of the Washington state criminal justice training commission shall be not less than eighty instructional hours in length and shall include, but not be limited to, the following subject matter areas:

(1) Core skills

(a) Assessment

(b) Motivation

(c) Goal setting/action planning

(d) Monitoring and intervention

(e) Arrest and search procedures

(2) Key skills

(a) Interpersonal skills

(b) Interviewing

(c) Classification

(d) Offense prevention

(3) Related skills

(a) Dealing with aggressive and resistive behavior

(b) Legal issues

(c) Counseling techniques

(d) Managing information

(e) Defensive tactics and security management.


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