This text explores the challenges that convicted offenders face over the course of the rehabilitation, reentry, and reintegration process. Using an integrated, theoretical approach, each chapter is devoted to a corrections topic and incorporates original evidence-based concepts, research, and policy from experts in the field, and examines how correctional practices are being managed. Students are exposed to examples of both the successful attempts and the failures to reintegrate prisoners into the community, and they will be encouraged to consider how they can help influence future policy decisions as practitioners in the field.

Parole: Moving the Field Forward Through a New Model of Behavioral Management

Parole: Moving the Field Forward Through a New Model of Behavioral Management

Parole: Moving the field forward through a new model of behavioral management
Faye S.Taxman

Although it is the arm of the correctional system that is most directly responsible for public safety, community supervision is just beginning to be recognized as a valued component of the criminal justice system. More than 6 million adults and 530,000 youth are supervised in the community, many on probation, but often these people have a short period of incarceration in jail or detention facilities; more than 700,000 are incarcerated in prison and then released. Parole supervision generally refers to people who are released from prison, but it can also refer to those released from jail (in some communities because of ...

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