Week 1 Assignment
Application: Communication Skills used in Criminal Justice
It would be great to leave the world a better place than you foundit through the results of your effective communication. Well-craftedand effectively delivered communication has the potential to do justthat. Criminal justice is a great example because it is an integralcomponent of society with the potential for reaching a wide audiencebase and having large implications and repercussions. The ability toidentify when miscommunication occurs—by yourself or others—iscritically important to improving the clarity and effectiveness of yourown communication skills.
For this assignment, select at least three basic communicationskills from the list below that might be beneficial to professionalswithin the criminal justice system. Consider how these skills might bebeneficial in your current professional role or in a criminal justicerole in which you are interested.
Taking writing seriously
Having something worth saying
Making straightforward declarative sentences
Writing clearly and without clutter
The Assignment (2–3 pages)
Describe the basic communication skills you selected and explainhow the effective use of each might be beneficial to professionalswithin the criminal justice system.
Explain how these basic communication skills might be beneficialin your current professional role or in a criminal justice role inwhich you are interested. Week 1 Learning Resources This page contains the Learning Resources for this week. Be sure toscroll down the page to see all of this week’s assigned LearningResources.
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