Instructor Guide
Spanish for Correctional Officers

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

1
Intended audience
1
Background
1
Prerequisites for the instructor
1
The approach
1
Classroom arrangement
2
Techniques to present Formal and Informal Spanish
2
Triple repetition + amigo (3 Rep. + amigo)
3
Using gestures to present Formal and Informal Spanish
3
FIYM Technique to teach verbs
4
Domestic violence verbs
4
Cultural awareness
4
Encouragement
5
Additional materials
5
Videos
6
Assessing progress during the course
7
End of course evaluations
7
First Responder skills
7
Evaluator skills
8
Evaluation process
8
The evaluation
8

Session 1 - Introduction and Spanish Basics

10
Objective
10
Topics
10
Materials
10
Techniques
10
Movies
13
Colloquial Expressions/ Cultural Awareness
13
Homework
13

Session 2 - Courtesy

14
Objective
14
Topics
14
Materials
14
Techniques
14
Movies
14
Colloquial Expressions:
14
Homework
14

Session 3 - Inmate Information Part I

15
Objective
15
Topics
15
Materials
15
Techniques
15
Movies
15
Colloquial Expressions:
16
Homework
16

Session 4 - Talking to an Inmate

17
Objective
17
Topics
17
Materials
17
Techniques
17
Movie
18
Colloquial Expressions
18
Homework
18

Session 5 - Inmate Information Part II

19
Objective
19
Topics
19
Materials
19
Techniques
19
Movie
20
Colloquial Expressions
20
Homework
20

Session 6 - Inmate Information Part III

21
Objective
21
Topics
21
Materials
21
Techniques
21
Movie
22
Colloquial Expressions
22
Homework
22

Session 7 - Intake Health Screening

23
Objective
23
Topics
23
Materials
23
Techniques
23
Movies
24
Colloquial Expressions
24
Homework
24

Session 8 - Housing Assessment

25
Objective
25
Topics
25
Materials
25
Techniques
25
Movies
26
Colloquial Expressions
26
Homework
26

Session 9 - Strip Search

27
Objective
27
Topics
27
Materials
27
Techniques
27
Movie
28
Colloquial Expressions
28
Homework
28

Session 10 - Victim/ Witness Interrogation

29
Objective
29
Topics
29
Materials
29
Techniques
29
Movies
30
Colloquial Expressions
30
Homework
30

Session 11 - Release

31
Objective
31
Topics
31
Materials
31
Techniques
31
Movie
32
Colloquial Expressions
32
Homework
32

Session 12 - Asking about Family Background

33
Objective
33
Topics
33
Materials
33
Techniques
33
Movie
35
Colloquial Expressions
35
Homework
35

Session 13 - Searching for weapons

36
Objective
36
Topics
36
Materials
36
Techniques
36
Movie
37
Colloquial Expressions
37
Homework
37

Session 14 - Asking questions for Field Arrest Report

38
Objective
38
Topics
38
Materials
38
Techniques
38
Movie
38
Colloquial Expressions
38
Homework
39

Session 15 - Under the influence

40
Objective
40
Topics
40
Materials
40
Techniques
40
Movies
41
Colloquial Expressions
41
Homework
41

Session 16 - Crime Investigation

42
Objective
42
Topics
42
Materials
42
Techniques
42
Movies
44
Colloquial Expressions
44
Homework
45

Session 17 - Obtaining Information about Gangs

46
Objective
46
Topics
46
Materials
46
Techniques
46
Movies
47
Colloquial Expressions
47
Homework
48

Session 18 - Rules for Inmates/ Visitors

49
Objective
49
Topics
49
Materials
49
Techniques
49
Movies
50
Colloquial Expressions
50
Homework
50

Session 19 - Legal Terms

51
Objective
51
Topics
51
Materials
51
Techniques
51
Movies
51
Colloquial Expressions
52
Homework
52