Probation, Parole And Community Corrections

Hardcover | March 13, 2007

byDean J. Champion

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Filled with the most up-to-date statistics, cases and citations, this book 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.   Covers all aspects of offender processing including special topics such as: electronic monitoring, home confinement, global position satellite tracking, intensive supervised probation/parole, seamless probation/parole, prediction instruments, etc. Shows all aspects of processing both adults and juveniles and provides examples specific to each type of offender.  Provides samples of specific paperwork such as pre-sentence investigation reports for adults and pre-dispositional reports for juveniles. Offers unique international coverageand examples of probation and parole programs in 14 different countries. An excellent reference for any practioner in Corrections.

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Filled with the most up-to-date statistics, cases and citations, this book 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,...

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Filled with the most up-to-date statistics, cases and citations, this book 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,...

Dean John Champion is Professor of Criminal Justice, Texas A & M International University; Laredo, Texas. Dr. Champion has taught at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, California State University-Long Beach, and Minot State University.  He earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University and B.S. and M.A. degrees from Brigham Young Universi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:744 pages, 10.9 × 8.4 × 1.2 inPublished:March 13, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0136130585

ISBN - 13:9780136130581

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Criminal Justice System Components: Locating Probation and Parole

Chapter 2: Theories of Offender Treatment

Chapter 3: An Overview of Community Corrections: Types, Goals and Functions

Chapter 4: Sentencing and the Presentence Investigation Report: Background, Preparation, and Functions

Chapter 5: Probation and Probationers: History, Philosophy, Goals, and Functions

Chapter 6: Programs for Probationers

Chapter 7: Jails and Prisons

Chapter 8: Parole and Parolees

Chapter 9: Early Release, Parole Programs, and Parole Revocation

Chapter 10: Probation/Parole Organization and Operations: Recruitment, Training, and Officer-Client Relations

Chapter 11: Probation and Parole Professionals

Chapter 12: Offender Supervision: Types of Offenders and Special Supervisory Considerations

Chapter 13: Juvenile Probation and Parole

Chpater 14: Evaluating Programs: Balancing Service Delivery and Recidivism Considerations