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Community Corrections: Current Perspectives from InfoTrac®, 1st Edition

  • Wadsworth
  • Ann Short
  • ISBN-10: 1111828326
  • ISBN-13: 9781111828325
  • 208 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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About the Product

COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS: CURRENT PERSPECTIVES FROM INFOTRAC® includes timely articles on Supervision & Management, Re-Entry & Partnerships, Prison Alternatives, House Arrest & Electronic Monitoring, Restitution, Treatment, Sober Living House, Boot Camp and Gender Specific Issues. These articles are an ideal supplement to our Corrections and Community Corrections texts. Along with the reader, students are given access to an entire library's worth of reliable sources with INFOTRAC®® College Edition, an online university library of more than 5,000 academic and popular magazines, newspapers, and journals.

Features

  • This short reader includes articles on Current Perspectives in the field of Community Corrections.

Table of Contents

PART I: COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS: SUPERVISION & MANAGEMENT.
1. Using Technology to Monitor Offenders: A Community Corrections Perspective.
2. Research into Practice: Bridging the Gap in Community Corrections .
3. Leveraging the Criminal Justice System to Reduce Alcohol- and Drug-Related Crime: A Review of Three Promising, and Innovative Model Programs.
4. Dealing with Violations in the 21st Century.
PART II: RE ENTRY & PARTNERSHIPS.
5. Program Helps Ex-Inmates Adjust to New Life.
6. Pre-and Post-Release Services: Inmate Health Care and Communicable Diseases.
7. Maximizing Inmate Employment Success in the BOP.
8. Youth Services Teams with Universities for Sex Offender Programs.
PART III: PRISON ALTERNATIVES.
9. Sentencing Commission Approves Guidelines On Prison Alternatives.
10. Making Crime Control Pay: Cost-Effective Alternatives to Incarceration.
11. More than Three-Quarters (77 percent) of Adults Believe Alternatives to Incarceration Do Not Decrease Public Safety.
12. Alternatives to Prison: Government Alternative Imprisonment Program to Cut Cost.
PART IV: HOUSE ARREST AND ELECTRONIC MONITORING
13. Judge Puts New Limits on Hate-Crime Suspect: Oregon State Man Under House Arrest.
14. SecureAlert, Inc. Partners with Bahamian Ministry of National Security to Deliver Electronic Monitoring Services to a Minimum of 500 Offenders.
PART V: RESTITUTION.
15. Under 'Dolan,' Court Authorized to Impose Restitution After 90-Day Statutory Deadline.
16. Supreme Court: Judges Have Leeway on Criminal Restitution Deadline.
17. Virginia Beach Devises New Plan to Collect Restitution from Criminals.
18. Judge Orders Viewer of Child Pornography Posted On the Internet to Pay Restitution to the Victim.
PART VI: TREATMENT .
SEX OFFENDERS.
19. Treatment at La Macaza Clinic: A Qualitative Study of the Sexual Offenders' Perspective.
20. Successful Transitions from Institution to Community: Reentry and the Washington State Sex Offender Treatment Program.
DRUGS.
21. Similar Outcomes for Day Hospital and Community Residential Treatment Patients.
22. Factors Associated with Treatment Compliance and its Effects on Retention Among Participants in a Court-Mandated Treatment Program.
23. One-Year-Old Reform Saves 1,000 Drug Offenders from Prison, According to Preliminary Estimates.
PART VII: SOBER LIVING HOUSES.
24. Sober Living Houses Associated with Good Outcomes for Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
PART VIII: BOOT CAMP.
25. Realigning Illinois Fiscal Priorities in Juvenile Justice.
26. Special Courts Offer Alternatives to Jail Sentences: Officials Monitor Offenders, Ensuring They Get Treatment.
PART IX: GENDER SPECIFIC ISSUES.
27. Addressing Gender Issues Among Staff in Community Corrections.
28. Treating Female Perpetrators: State Standards for Batterer Intervention Services.