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Probation, Parole and Community Corrections, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By Dean J. Champion

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 11, 2008

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For courses in Introduction to Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections.


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

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

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$78.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-500971-0