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COURSE NUMBER: CRIM180
COURSE TITLE:Probation and Parole
DIVISION:Liberal Arts
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:135
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course gives the student a basic understanding of probation and parole, their theoretical bases, and their impact on the criminal justice process and society. The student will achieve an understanding of what effects these unique areas have on the rehabilitation of the offender.

PREREQUISITES:
Place into ENGL121.

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
This course will familiarize the student with principles and concepts related to the field of probation and parole.  Students will be able to analyze policies and apply perspectives as they relate to this field.
TOPICAL OUTLINE:
I. Probation
A. Probation and courts; history and administration
B. Sentencing and presentence investigation
C. The juvenile court system/probation, institutions and aftercare

II.Parole
A. Prisons and community-based corrections
B. Parole and indeterminate sentencing
C. Parole administration and services

III. Rehabilitation and Supervision
A. Theory and practice
B. Probation and parole officers/supervision
C. Special problems in probation and parole
D. Intermediate punishments


TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Abadinsky, Howard. Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice, 10th e. Prentice Hall, 2009.
EVALUATION:
Examinations, Research Paper, and Fina Exam.
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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