This survey is intended to identify goals and training needs for a DCA.  Responses may or may not be used for formal mentoring.  However, requests for paticpation in the ICAOS DCA Mentoring Program may be submitted via response to this survey.

ICAOS DCA Mentoring Program:  The Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision Deputy Compact Administrator Mentoring Program is designed to coach, train and counsel new DCAs, to provide guidance to DCAs who need assistance and support to resolve difficult compliance issues in their state, to encourage active participation in Commission and regional activities and to work with the member state to promote successful strategies and best practice.

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* 1. Provide the following:

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* 3. Please describe your experience in the DCA Role and working in Compact.

  Less than a Month 1-6 Months 6 Months-1 Year 1-5 Years Over 5 Years
How long have you been a DCA?
How long have you worked in the Compact Office?
How long have you worked in compact business (either field or compact office)?

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* 4. Please describe your ICAOS training experience

  Yes No
Have you participated in ICAOS WebEx/Ondemand Training as an attendee?
Have you participated in ICAOS WebEx Training as a presenter/panelist?
Have you participated in ICAOS OnSite Training (such as DCA Training Institute) as an attendee?
Have you participated in ICAOS OnSite Training(such as DCA Training Institute) as a presenter/panelist?

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* 5. How would you categorize your knowledge of the following?

  No Knowledge Minimal Some Average Above Average Extensive
ICAOS Rules
ICOTS
Developing Standard Operating Procedures for Compact Operations in Your State
Navigating the ICAOS Website (directory, meeting announcements, calendar, etc.)
Navigating the ICAOS Support Website (finding Rules & ICOTS training resources)
Legal implications of the Compact
Functions of the State Council

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* 6. Please describe your ICOTS knowledge/training experience.

  Yes No
Are you a regular ICOTS user (at least 3 x per week)?
Have you trained end users on using ICOTS?
Have you trained compact office staff/Administrators on using ICOTS?
Do you feel you have a good working knowledge of the ICOTS workflow?

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* 7. How would you categorize your state's compact office's performance with the following ICOTS responsibilities for Compact Office users?  (every state's workload is going to look different so answer in accordance to how you view your compact office's performance, not neccesarily personal knowledge)

  Poor Needs improvment Average Above Average Excellent Not Sure/Need to Assess
Training/Regular communication with Stakeholders (e.g. training Field, Judges, Jail Administrators, Attorney's, etc.)
Managing Workflow (Reassigning Activities)
Reviewing Activities (Transfer Requests, Violation Reports, Replies to Transfer Requests, etc.)
Compliance Management (using reports, using external reports require working knowledge of MS Excel)
Assisting Field Users with Level #1 issues (log in, security reset, training issues, etc.)
"Working the Rules" when presented with a unique situation for a compact offender
User Management (establishing roles, deactivating users, ensure adequate training, understanding privacy policy)
Duplicate Offender Clean-up
Editing offender records to ensure accuracy

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* 8. Indicate which resources/functions of the DCA you would like to learn more about.

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* 9. How's your working relationship with your Commissioner?

No working relationship (The Commissioner is not involved in the business of the compact office) Average (or I am also the Commissioner for my state) Great working relationship (The Commissioner is highly involved in the business of the compact office)
i We adjusted the number you entered based on the slider’s scale.

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* 10. How's your working relationship with your neighboring states (or states which your state conducts most compact business?)

No working relationship Average Great working relationship
i We adjusted the number you entered based on the slider’s scale.

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* 11. Are you interested in formally participating in the ICAOS DCA Mentoring Program?

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