cpss400 | undergraduate

Institutional And Community-based Programs

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This course provides an overview of the continuum of programs and interventions in both institutional and community-based settings. It also explores the risk/need assessment process that determines program placement.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Best Practices and Evidence-Based Programs

    • Analyze evidence-based practices for institutional-based programs.
    • Examine evidence-based practices for community-based programs.
    • Describe different types of evaluations that occur when evaluating programs.

    Community-Based Programs and Interventions

    • Analyze restorative justice programming.
    • Identify different community-based correctional programs.
    • Examine the effectiveness of community-based treatment programs on reducing recidivism.

    Assessment of Risk and Needs

    • Examine the effect of risk and needs assessment on treatment efficacy.
    • Analyze the role of risk and needs assessment in case management and case planning.
    • Describe the role of the case manager in institutional- and community-based correctional programs.
    • Identify types of treatment programs for inmates and offenders.

    Introduction to Correctional Programs

    • Differentiate between institutional and community-based corrections.
    • Determine the purpose of correctional programs for inmates and offenders.
    • Analyze ethical and legal risks and liabilities faced by correctional personnel.

    Institutional-Based Programs and Interventions

    • Identify institutional-based correctional programs.
    • Examine the effectiveness of institutional-based programs and interventions.
    • Describe the process for transitioning an inmate out of the institutional program and into an offender community program.
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