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Explain how a probation officer or parole officer benefits from an understanding of nonverbal communications when interviewing an offender or parolee.
Include in your explanation a description of certain signs or behaviors that could “tip off” an officer and indicate how the interviewer might respond and why.

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    Once you get your ideas together, please post what you've written. Then someone here will be happy to comment on your thinking.


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    Could you help me with this I have started. how does this sound to start.

    Studies show spoken words only account for a small percentage of what is actually communicated. The other percentage is how it is said, and what actions or indicators the person is showing. There are certain indicators of truthfulness, such as sitting in an open stance, and making eye contact. There are also indicators of deception. Crossed arms, hand over your mouth, excessive fidgeting, etc. Nonverbal communication may benefit a parole officer in the case of the Parolee or offender either speaking a different language or being unable to speak or hear (Deaf or Dumb

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    Good start. In your paper are you going to give specific examples of each of the general statements you've made? Doing that would make the explanation more complete.

    After "deception," you need to put a colon, not a period; then "crossed" needs to have a lower-case c.

    Parolee, deaf, dumb - no capitals needed.

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