CJS* 244

Students who take this course receive in-depth instruction in the areas of probation, parole, pre- and post-incarceration offender supervision, and alternatives to traditional incarceration. Students will become familiar with the role of jails, local court systems, and the community diversion programs as important elements in the correction process. By the end of the course, students will be able to identify the foundational principles of community oriented corrections, identify nationally recognized examples of successful local offender treatment, and understand the methods for evaluating the success of offender supervision.