This course will introduce students to probation, parole, and associated community-based practices. Students will explore the origins, practices, and outcomes of these alternatives to incarceration. Students will explore the requirements to become a probation officer and the stressors related to the job. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify and assess the risks/needs of individuals and the evidence-based practices involved in their supervision.
CJ480 Probation and Parole