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Past methods of probation and parole supervision have largely relied on caseworkers who monitor their "clients" as well as they can. But, as numbers of "clients" increase, studies indicate that this model is ineffectual. The time has come to significantly rethink the approaches to community supervision. This book addresses the specific ways of achieving these goals by presenting six case studies of probation programs that represent a practical side of the community justice ideal. What emerges is a provocative and enlightening new approach to the problems of probation and parole.
[Page 1]Our case studies begin with the South Oxnard Challenge Project in Ventura County, California. This is a probation program for juveniles that seeks to implement the broad ideals of community justice. We begin with this case because it is a young program—they are wrestling with the new concept ...