9781437755923

Corrections in the Community

  • ISBN 13:

    9781437755923

  • ISBN 10:

    1437755925

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 03/09/2011
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Corrections in the Community is an introductory text that provides a solid foundation of the most recent and salient information available on the broad and dynamic subject of community corrections. It explores the issues and practices facing community corrections, using the latest research in the field, in a way that makes it easy to use and understand. This book provides students with a thorough understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of community corrections.Includes two new chapters highlighting what works in community corrections and how programs can be evaluated for effectiveness Contains contemporary real-world examples illustrating successful methods that continue to improve community supervision and its effects on different types of clients Organizes and explains the latest data on the assessment of offender risk/need/responsivity and the training of corrections practitioners in bringing about positive change in offenders

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