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Number:CJ332
Name:Community Corrections
Description:This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of community corrections as a component of the criminal justice system. Students are provided a functional overview of the operations of community corrections, as well as an analysis of its development over time, advances in correctional philosophy, and innovations in treatment approaches. The course also examines legal issues and programs relevant to current practices.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): CJ121
or permission of instructor

Course Objectives

1. Explain the history and identify the philosophical foundations of community corrections in the US; 2. Identify the organization and operations of community corrections agencies as a component of the criminal justice system; 3. Understand the role and operation of community corrections in the juvenile justice system; 4. Analyze determine and indeterminate sentencing and their impact on community corrections; 5. Identify the state of prisons and community corrections; 6. Assess the legal issues in community corrections; 7. Analyze the success and failures of specific community-based programs in light of relevant research.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2013 Community-Based Corrections 0-495-81242-0 Alarid, Leanne Fifta 8TH 11 Wadsworth, Inc
S 2012 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIO 0-495-81242-0 ALARID 8 WAD
F 2011 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIO 0-495-81242-0 ALARID 8 WAD
S 2011 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIO 0-495-81242-0 ALARID 8 CENGAGE LEA
S 2010 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIO 0-495-09482-X ALARID 7 WAD
S 2009 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIO 0-534-62876-1 CROMWELL 6 CENGAGE LEARNING
S 2008 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIO CROMWELL 6 WAD
S 2007 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS 0-534-62876-1 CROMWELL 6 THOMSON LEARNING
S 2006 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS CROMWELL 6TH 05
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