The history, philosophy and development of adult and juvenile probation and parole in the United States are examined.
Course Credits: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate a general understanding of the history and development of the parole and probation systems.
- Explain court decisions which have shaped parole and probation into what it is today.
- Demonstrate knowledge of how different programs and approaches have been developed and how they are being used today in parole and probation.
- Exhibit an overall understanding of what case work is, how it is applied to different types of offenders and how it can affect the offender and the officer.