Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections: Supervision, Treatment, and Evidence-Based Practices 1 9780078111501 More than 8 million adults and juveniles are under correctional supervision in the United States, and even those who are confined will eventually be supervised by professionals in the field of community-based corrections. The first scholars to do so, Gerald Bayens and John Smykla explain in this first edition of Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections, that community-based corrections is more than just programs in the community. Utilizing the latest data, up-to-the-minute news, profiles of professionals working in the field, policy discussions, pedagogical tools, and international perspectives, the authors have created an exciting book for students learning about community-based corrections.
Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections: Supervision, Treatment, and Evidence-Based Practices

Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections: Supervision, Treatment, and Evidence-Based Practices

1st Edition
By Gary Bayens and John Smykla
ISBN10: 0078111501
ISBN13: 9780078111501
Copyright: 2013

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CHAPTER 1: Why Study Community-Based Corrections?: Using Evidence-Based Practices, Risk Assessment, and Intermediate Sanctions to Reduce Crime and Protect the Community

CHAPTER 2: Legislation, Apprehension, Adjudication, and Corrections: The Four Filters Affecting Community-Based Corrections

CHAPTER 3: Theories of Offender Treatment: Reasons to Have a Theoretical Roadmap

CHAPTER 4: Assessing Risk: The Importance of Classification

CHAPTER 5: Pretrial Release and Diversion: Suspending Progression through the Formal Justice Process

CHAPTER 6: Economic Sanctions: Fines, Restitution to Victims, and Community Service

CHAPTER 7: Probation and ISP: The Most Common Methods of Correctional Supervision in America

CHAPTER 8: Parole: The Crucial Phase of Reentry

CHAPTER 9: Boot Camps and Jail-Based Community Supervision: Unique Alternatives to Traditional Community-Based Corrections Practices

CHAPTER 10: Residential, Day Reporting, and Drug Courts: Offenders Living Among Us

CHAPTER 11: Special Populations: Offenders with Mental Health Problems, Sex Offenders, and Women Offenders

CHAPTER 12: Community-Based Corrections for Juveniles: Giving Kids the Chance They Need



Case Index

Subject Index

About the Author

Gary Bayens

John Smykla

John Ortiz Smykla, PhD, is retired director and professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University. He also held appointments at the University of Alabama, where he served as professor and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice; the University of South Alabama, where he served as professor and chair of the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice; and the University of West Florida,where he served as professor and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies and was named Distinguished University Professor. He earned the interdisciplinary social science PhD in criminal justice, sociology, and anthropology from Michigan State University. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in sociology from California State University at Northridge.

Dr. Smykla has authored or edited five corrections books, including Probation, Parole, and Community Based Corrections (2013) and Offender Reentry: Rethinking Criminology and Criminal Justice (2014). His coauthored data set Executions in the United States, 1608–2003: The Espy File, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, is one of the most frequently requested criminal justice data files from the University of Michigan’s Inter- University Consortium for Political and Social Research.

Dr. Smykla has published more than 75 research articles on corrections and policing issues. He recently completed a multiyear analysis of federal reentry court and the impact of police body cameras.

In 1986, Dr. Smykla was a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Argentina and Uruguay. He is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the Southern Criminal Justice Association.In 1996, the Southern Criminal Justice Association named him Educator of the Year. In 1997, he served as program chair for the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. In 2000, he served as president of the Southern Criminal Justice Association. In 2017, Dr. Smykla and his colleagues received Springer’s Outstand­ing American Journal of Criminal Justice Article Award for their research on police body cameras, and in the same year, another of their articles on police body cameras was named Most Read in Criminal Justice and Behavior. He was inducted into the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice Wall of Fame in 2019.