Probation and Parole
Short Description: This course focuses on adult and juvenile probation, parole, and related institutions. Understanding the probation and parole procedures designed to mitigate the effects of past mistakes made by parolees and analyzing the role of rehabilitation in probation and parole, students will have the opportunity to learn as much as possible about this division of the criminal justice system. The Probation and Parole course will take students through the world of community-based correctional programs in the context of history, philosophy, society and the legal framework within which it all comes about. Students will learn about the basic duties of parole and probation officers taking a look at various technique for rehabilitation including day reporting, house arrest, restitution enforcement, and community service detail. Finally, this course will review topics ranging from sentencing structures, reporting, investigations and offender supervision.
Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.