Course Code: CMRJ317 Course ID: 2546 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
An examination of the theory and practice of probation and parole, including pre-sentence investigation, supervision of probationers, parole administration and services, treatment theory, parole officers, juvenile services, and new concepts (such as community-based corrections, the justice model, and determinate sentencing) that have impacted traditional probation and parole theory.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
CO1: Identify various types of community corrections programs
CO2: Explain the factors involved in the decision to release one from detention
CO3: Explain the purpose and contents of the presentence investigation report
CO4: Describe how probation is organized and operates
CO5: Identify the importance of caseload classification in identifying risk and needs
CO6: Identify the types of educational and character qualifications needed to manage a caseload of offenders
CO7: Identify how probation conditions are modified and under what circumstances
CO8: Identify the various types of residential community corrections facilities
CO9: Examine how restorative principles and practices differ from traditional criminal justice practices
CO10: Distinguish the roles of discretionary parole and mandatory supervised release
CO11: Examine the preparations needed for the reentry process while the offender is still incarcerated
CO12: Analyze the similarities and differences between the juvenile and adult justice systems
CO13: Describe how rights are lost as a result of conviction
Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.
Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.
Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.
|Week One||4.67 %|
|Week Two||4.67 %|
|Week Three||4.67 %|
|Week Five||4.67 %|
|Week Six||4.67 %|
|Week Seven||4.67 %|
|Final Exam||25.00 %|
|Midterm Exam||25.00 %|
|Research Paper||20.00 %|
Weekly lessons and assigned readings are available in the course site.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.