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Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections

Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0136130581

Cover of Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections 6TH 08 (ISBN 978-0136130581)
ISBN13: 978-0136130581
ISBN10: 0136130585

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections - 6TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0136130581

Dean J. Champion

ISBN13: 978-0136130581
ISBN10: 0136130585

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Filled with the most up-to-date statistics, cases and citations, this text offers a comprehensive look at the probation and parole process for both juvenile and adult offenders. Known for its extensive coverage, it includes discussion of offender needs and risks, a variety of supervision programs, inmate re-entry issues and solutions, and theories of crime and rehabilitation. Readers are provided with samples of important forms and paperwork, while special features highlight international practices and stories from the field.

Table of Contents

1. The Criminal Justice System: Components, Offenders, Programs, and Issues
2. Probation and Probationers: History, Philosophy, Goals, and Functions
3. The Presentence Investigation Report: Background, Preparation, and Functions
4. Diversion and Probation Options: From Alternative Dispute Resolution to Boot Camps and Shock Probation
5. Jails and Prisons: Inmate Profiles and Contemporary Issues
6. Parole and Parolees: History, Philosophy, Goals, and Functions
7. Judges and Parole Boards: Probation and Parole Revocation Actions
8. An Overview of Community Corrections: Types, Goals, and Functions
9. Home Confinement and Electronic Monitoring
10. Work or Study Release and Furlough Programs
11. Halfway Houses and Community Residential Centers
12. Probation and Parole Officer Training, Retention, and Caseloads: Rewards and Hazards of PO Work
13. Utilizing Volunteers and Paraprofessionals in Intermediate Punishment Programs
14. Supervising Women and Special Needs Offenders: Officer-Client Interactions
15. Probation and Parole in the Juvenile Justice System
16. Evaluating Programs: Balancing Service Delivery and Recidivism Considerations