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Community-Based Corrections / Edition 12

Community-Based Corrections / Edition 12

by Leanne Fiftal AlaridLeanne Fiftal Alarid
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COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS, 12th Edition gives you a hands-on, real-world look at the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for a career in community corrections. From probation, parole, and problem-solving courts to electronic monitoring, work release, residential facilities, and day reporting centers, numerous supervision techniques and treatment programs are explored, as are methods for working with offenders that have special needs such as mental illness and substance abuse. You'll apply your knowledge using case studies and exercises — you'll conduct a presentence interview, write a presentence report, score a risk/needs assessment, and design a treatment plan for case supervision. Available with MindTap, the digital learning solution that powers students' mastery of key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and more.

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ISBN-13: 9781337687362
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Series: MindTap Course List
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Leanne Fiftal Alarid is Professor and Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Texas at El Paso. She double majored in Psychology and Sociology with a B.A. from the University of Northern Colorado. She worked in Denver as a counselor in a girls group home and then as a case manager at an adult halfway house before returning to school to earn an M.A. and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. She was on the faculty at the University of Missouri-Kansas City from 1996-2006, and at the University of Texas at San Antonio from 2006-2013. Her research areas are post-conviction offender behavior, mental illness and justice-involved offenders, and correctional policy. She has also partnered with a number of criminal justice agencies as a researcher, consultant, and program evaluator. Dr. Alarid has authored more than 60 journal articles and book chapters, and authored or edited eight books. She received the Fellow Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in 2011 for outstanding contributions to criminal justice education and service.

Table of Contents

Part I: OVERVIEW AND EVOLUTION OF COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS. 1. An Overview of Community Corrections: Goals and Evidence-Based Practices. 2. How Probation Developed: Chronicling Its Past and Present. 3. History of Parole and Mandatory Release. Part II: EVIDENCE-BASED COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL SUPERVISION AND TREATMENT. 4. Pretrial Supervision, Sentencing, and Presentence Investigation Report. 5. Case Management Using Risk/Needs/Responsivity. 6. Supervision and Treatment for Offenders with Special Needs. 7. Community Supervision Modification and Revocation. Part III: ENHANCEMENTS AND GRADUATED SANCTIONS. 8. Residential Community Supervision Programs. 9. Nonresidential Graduated Sanctions. 10. Economic and Restorative Justice Reparations. Part IV: SPECIAL ISSUES IN COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS. 11. Prisoner Reentry: Collateral Consequences, Parole, and Mandatory Release. 12. Career Pathways in Community Corrections. 13. Juvenile Justice, Probation, and Parole. 14. Bringing It All Together: Practical Solutions for Community-Based Corrections.

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