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COURSE NUMBER: CRIM170
COURSE TITLE:Community Based Corrections
DIVISION:Liberal Arts
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:135
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Examination of the need for and the use of corrections in the community as alternatives to imprisonment. Topics include: bail and jail issues, family intervention, halfway houses, and treatment for chemical dependence.

PREREQUISITES:
Place into ENGL121.

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Demonstrate, through written and spoken application, a knowledge of all facets of Community-based Corrections.

Discuss the significance of sommunity-based interventions as a means to carry out court orders, manage risk and provide correctional treatment.

Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Pretrial Services, Probation, Parole and Supervised Release.

Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of special offender populations (such as sex offenders, alcoholics, substance abusers, gang memebers, etc.) and the various correctional treatment alternatives to deal with these populations.

Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of self help programs for offenders, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), ALANON, NARCONON, ALATEEN AND NARCOTEEN, etc.

Demonstrate a familiarity with conditions related to substance, such as Co-dependence and the unique experience of women in 12 step programs.
TOPICAL OUTLINE:

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Todd R. Clear, Harry R. Dammer. The Offender in Community. Cengage, 2nd edition.
EVALUATION:
Written Exams
Quizzes
Research
Book Report
BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 113. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2010

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