CJS5320 Contemporary Issues in Probation and Parole

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits

Course Description:

Provides a history of the field, focusing on treatment/rehabilitation and the indeterminate sentence. The course focuses on models based on control/law enforcement and the determinate sentence providing a view on how these changes affect the roles and responsibilities of probation and parole officers.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The goal is to embrace the true meaning of Christian citizenship and civic responsibility; students will have the opportunity to master the skillset for thriving in this sector as a leader for Christ. Learning to apply what is taught in the classroom to real life issues will allow the student to help others in the criminal justice field with an unbiased mind and thought process.

Why This Course Is Important:

Understand and describe the different psychological effects of incarceration on inmates and staff.