Candidates for criminal justice jobs may be too weak to work with offenders, susceptible to manipulation, too harsh or prone to over-involvement. REACT is a specifically designed, research-based, video simulation test that identifies outstanding candidates well suited for these demanding jobs. REACT is a useful and valid component for any job where incumbents interact with offenders. REACT scores should be considered when hiring personnel for:
REACT Benefits include:
REACT Human Relations Video Test
REACT also includes test components for other important job skills needed in most criminal justice jobs:
REACT Reading Test
REACT Count Test
REACT Report Writing Video Test
Dimensional ScoresREACT is not a paper and pencil personality checklist. REACT uses simulation of actual job circumstances to understand how candidates will respond. Dimensional scores provide a preview of behavioral patterns to expect if the candidate is placed in a job requiring offender contact. Overall judgment scores plus candidate response patterns in the following eight dimensions are reported.
Ergometrics' Tests are Fair, with lower adverse impact.
Content and criterion validation show a high correlation between scoring well on Ergometrics' tests and on-the-job success.
"The new Video Testing is the way to go before hiring a candidate or new hire that will be in close contact with the offenders."
American Correctional Association
REACT Promote Supervisory Exams are validated tests that measure ability to supervise and manage staff in correctional settings. REACT Promote consists of a video-based employee observation component and a series of written situational judgment questions, all specific to corrections. REACT Promote includes both numerical ranking by total score and dimensional scores in these areas:
Using dimensional scores helps you customize your interview process to find those candidates most suited for promotion. Additionally, dimensional scores provide helpful feedback for candidates on areas they can improve.
Custom Promotional Exams
Ergometrics' consulting team has extensive background in creating custom exam items from assigned sources, including internal documents such as department SOPs.
REACT Training complements REACT Testing and addresses employee patterns that are challenging to supervisory staff, including: unnecessary harshness, over-involvement with offenders, susceptibility to manipulation and low team orientation. Each module is specifically designed to make a strong impact on new or veteran employees whose performance suffers due to one or more of the common dysfunctions often observed in those who work with offenders. REACT Training provides strategies, techniques and tools that help employees better understand their responsibilities and the impact of their behaviors.
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