Criminal Justice

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Graduate Course Details
Number CRJ 710
Title Community Corrections
Credits 3.0

Description

This course analyzes the movement with corrections to provide offenders with rehabilitative and reintegrative services outside of the traditional institutional settings. The historical, theoretical and philosophical rationale for the community-based approach will be critically examined, as well as a wide variety of functioning programs. Attention will also focus on how this movement has addressed special needs offenders, including juveniles, women, substance abusers and the mentally ill.