How has community corrections evolved since the mid-nineteenth century?

Question 1       How has community corrections evolved since the mid-nineteenth century?

 

Question 2       Community corrections – a soft option or a legitimate alternative to incarceration?

 

Question 3       What role does reintegrative shaming have in community corrections? How does it differ from stigma shaming?

 

 

Question 4       Martinson is associated with the concept of “nothing works.”  What is meant by this concept, where did it come from, and what affect did it have on corrections?  Do you share this view?

 

Question 5       Urine testing reflects a coercive abstinence model of case management.  What are the issues with this approach?

 

Question 6       On what principles are problem-solving courts based?  How do they differ from mainstream community based orders?

 

Question 7       What are the arguments for and against taking an actuarial approach to risk assessment?

 

Question 8       Risk, needs and responsivity are important principles in risk assessment and targeting interventions.  Describe what is meant by these terms and why they are important in community corrections.

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