Corrections in the 21st Century uses a practical approach to introduce students to the ideas and practices characteristic of Modern Corrections while equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed in the field. Its approach to Corrections includes a thorough description of correctional ideology, a comprehensive overview of correctional practice, and the development of personal skills applicable to the Corrections field.
Careers In Criminal Justice And Related Fields: From Internship To Promotion is an invaluable resource for both readers planning to enter the Criminal Justice field and for those already working in the field looking for professional development, job change, or promotional advancement.
Written by seasoned professionals, this book provides all the key information you need, from identifying the right criminal justice career path for you, to successful job-search strategies, to how to succeed and advance once you are working in the Criminal Justice field.
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Careers that involve helping people are tremendously rewarding; they also offer diverse opportunities. In order to decide what job route is best for you, you need to begin with a clear plan: What will you specialize in? Do you need an advanced degree or certificate? How will you find the right position? Careers in Social and Rehabilitation Services has the answers. Here, you'll discover all the information you need to find a satisfying and secure job doing what you love. Whether you want to work at a not-for-profit, become a physical therapist, or be a career counselor, this guide will help you:
* Clearly understand your various career options * Key in on the specialty best suited for you--from psychology to social work to rehabilitation services * Know what to expect when you start out * Find the education and training you'll need to stay ahead of the competition * Familiarize yourself with current salaries, benefits, and the best job prospects
Written from an insider’s view, this text provides an up-to-date and comprehensive examination of a field that is undergoing significant change.
Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice looks at the history of the field, how it moved from a focus on treatment/rehabilitation and the indeterminate sentence, toward a model based on control/law enforcement and the determinate sentence. It offers a logical, student-friendly approach.
Written by a former community corrections professional, the author provides an insider’s view on how these changes affected the roles and responsibilities of probation and parole officers. In contrast to competing texts, the author weaves his experience with the practices of probation and parole agencies throughout the United States to provide a realistic, state-of-the-art view of the field.
The use of cognitive behavior therapy and motivation interviewing, “broken windows”/community-based supervision, and the importance of evidence-based practice are examined.
The book outlines rules and procedures specific to Probation and Parole and contains sound advice from hiring officials on the best practices to obtain a position.
All Criminal Justice students should read this book as an overview; students who aspire to supervise offenders will utilize the information to obtain a position.
This book, which incorporates Rosecrance's 20 years of experience as a Probation and Parole Efficer, gives students a feel for what it is really like to work as a Probation or Parole Officer and allows them to recognize this work as an assignment at which they can succeed.
The book includes real -life examples,quotes from practitioners and clients, and authentic descriptions of contemporary practices give insights to the practical side of Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections and help students make informed decisions about whether they wish to pursue a career in this field.