Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections: Supervision, Treatment, and Evidence-Based…

Paperback | January 6, 2012

byGary Bayens, John Smykla

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More than 8 million adults and juveniles are under correctional supervision in the United States, and even those who are confined will eventually be supervised by professionals in the field of community-based corrections. The first scholars to do so, Gerald Bayens and John Smykla explain in this first edition of Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections, that community-based corrections is more than just programs in the community.Utilizing the latest data, up-to-the-minute news, profiles of professionals working in the field, policy discussions, pedagogical tools, and international perspectives, the authors have created an exciting book for students learning about community-based corrections.

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More than 8 million adults and juveniles are under correctional supervision in the United States, and even those who are confined will eventually be supervised by professionals in the field of community-based corrections. The first scholars to do so, Gerald Bayens and John Smykla explain in this first edition of Probation, Parole, and ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.4 × 7.6 × 0.7 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078111501

ISBN - 13:9780078111501

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Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER 1: Why Study Community-Based Corrections?: Using Evidence-Based Practices, Risk Assessment, andIntermediate Sanctions to Reduce Crime and Protect theCommunity

CHAPTER 2: Legislation, Apprehension, Adjudication, and Corrections: The Four Filters Affecting Community-BasedCorrections

CHAPTER 3: Theories of Offender Treatment: Reasons to Have a Theoretical Roadmap

CHAPTER 4: Assessing Risk: The Importance of Classification

CHAPTER 5: Pretrial Release and Diversion: Suspending Progression through the Formal Justice Process

CHAPTER 6: Economic Sanctions: Fines, Restitution to Victims, and Community Service

CHAPTER 7: Probation and ISP: The Most Common Methods of Correctional Supervision in America

CHAPTER 8: Parole: The Crucial Phase of Reentry

CHAPTER 9: Boot Camps and Jail-Based Community Supervision: Unique Alternatives to Traditional Community-Based Corrections Practices

CHAPTER 10: Residential, Day Reporting, and Drug Courts: Offenders Living Among Us

CHAPTER 11: Special Populations: Offenders with Mental Health Problems, Sex Offenders, and Women Offenders

CHAPTER 12: Community-Based Corrections for Juveniles: Giving Kids the Chance They Need

Glossary

Credits

Case Index

Subject Index