ADMJ 80 Introduction to Probation and Parole (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
The role probation and parole departments within the Administration of Justice system is analyzed, from historical origins to current methodology. Effectiveness of rehabilitation is explored. The administrative organization and management in probation and parole systems is examined, including recruitment, training, supervision, and case load assignment to officers.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe the roles and functions of probation and parole officers.
- Outcome 2: Compare and contrast the historical and social context in which probation and parole developed in response to criminal behavior.
- Outcome 3: Relate the disciplines of probation and parole to the courts, correctional facilities, and the community.
- Outcome 4: Evaluate various rehabilitation models.
- Outcome 5: Compare the effectiveness of community-based corrections to incarceration.