Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
PLNS-0072
Organization Course Number:
PLNS-0072
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
12 -- 15 weeks (112 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Criminal Justice
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to focus on adult and juvenile probation, parole, and related institutions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Summarize the history and administration of probation and parole
  • Analyze the role of probation and parole officers
  • And examine the role of supervision in probation and parole
  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to analyze the probation and parole process
  • Analyze the juvenile court and juvenile justice system
  • Defend the importance of presentence investigation in the sentencing process
  • Examine the basic models for administering parole
  • Analyze the role of rehabilitation in probation and parole

General Course Topics:

  • The role of probation and parole in criminal justice
  • Juvenile court and juvenile justice
  • Juvenile probation, institutions, and aftercare
  • Probation and the courts: history and administration
  • Sentencing and presentence investigation (PSI)
  • American prisons and community-based corrections
  • Parole and the indeterminate sentence
  • Parole administration and services
  • Rehabilitation: theory and practice
  • Probation and parole officers
  • Probation and parole supervision
  • Special problems and programs
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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