1. Introduction to Community-Based Corrections. Part One: THE COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS CONTINUUM. 2. Diversion and Pretrial Release Programs. 3. Probation. 4. Probation Supervision. 5. Parole and Prison Release Programs. Part Two: CASE MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION. 6. Offender Supervision: Control and Public Safety Issues. 7. Economic Sanctions. 8. The Ex Offender's Transition to the Community. 9. Drug and Alcohol Abuser Supervision. 10. Special Needs Offenders: Mentally Ill and Sex Offenders. 11. Problems and Needs of Female Offenders. 12. The Juvenile Justice Youthful Offenders. 13. Planning for the Future.
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This text, known for its balanced and in-depth coverage, focuses on all forms of community-based correctional facilities from traditional probation programs to more current programs such as electronic monitoring, house arrest, day-treatment, bootcamp and fines. The authors offer especially strong examples of programs throughout the country designed to control, monitor, and in some cases, rehabilitate offenders.