Course Description


CJ 323 Community-Based Corrections
4 cr.
Offered: Every other winter.
Prerequisite: CJ 110 and junior standing or instructor's permission.

This is a course on non-institutional corrections that focuses on the ­ contemporary means and philosophy of positive intervention in the lives of selected offenders in an effort to facilitate improved social functioning. Specific attention is given to such critical corrections issues as resource brokering, problem solving, accountability and communication. Methods and techniques of service delivery within the context of probation, parole, diversion, halfway houses and other community settings are stressed.