Part I: AN OVERVIEW AND EVOLUTION OF COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS. 1. An Overview of Community Corrections: Goals and Evidence-Based Practices. 2. How Probation Developed: Chronicling Its Past and Present. 3. History of Parole and Mandatory Release. Part II: TECHNIQUES OF EVIDENCE-BASED COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL SUPERVISION. 4. Pretrial Supervision, Sentencing, and the Presentence Investigation Report. 5. Classification and Supervision. 6. Community Supervision for Offenders with Special Needs. 7. Community Supervision Modification and Revocation. Part III: ENHANCEMENTS AND GRADUATED SANCTIONS. 8. Residential Community Supervision Programs. 9. Nonresidential Graduated Sanctions. 10. Restorative Justice and Economic Reparations. Part IV: SPECIAL ISSUES IN COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS. 11. Prisoner Reentry. 12. Career Pathways in Community Corrections. 13. Juvenile Justice, Probation, and Parole. 14. Collateral Consequences of Felony Convictions and Restoration of Rights.
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About the Author
Leanne Fiftal Alarid is an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Texas-El Paso. She double majored in Psychology and Sociology at the University of Northern Colorado where she earned a B.A. in 1989. She worked in Denver as a counselor in a girls group home and as a case manager at an adult halfway house before returning to school to earn an M.A. and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. She was on the faculty at the University of Missouri-Kansas City from 1996-2006, and at the University of Texas at San Antonio from 2006-2013. Her research areas are post conviction offender behavior, issues of mentally ill offenders, and correctional policy. She has also partnered with a number of criminal justice agencies as a researcher, consultant, and program evaluator. Alarid has authored more than forty journal articles and book chapters. She has co-authored/co-edited six books and received the Fellow Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in 2011 for her outstanding contribution to criminal justice education and service.
Rolando V. del Carmen is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at the Criminal Justice Center of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He was assistant dean and associate professor of a school of law in the Philippines and has held various administrative and academic positions in the United States. In addition, he has taught at various universities and has written extensively, including numerous articles on legal issues and more than ten books that include CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, CIVIL LIABILITIES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL, TEXAS PROBATION LAW AND PRACTICE, and POTENTIAL LIABILITIES OF PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICERS. A consultant to criminal justice agencies in a number of states, Dr. Del Carmen was appointed to a six-year term to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. He earned the Fellow Award (1990) and the Bruce Smith Award (1996) from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He holds a B.A. and a bachelor of laws degree from the Philippines, a master of comparative law from Southern Methodist University, a master of laws from the University of California at Berkeley, and a doctor of science of law from the University of Illinois.