|JUS 2253 - Probation and Parole|
This course provides an examination of the historical development of probation and parole. This course also provides a practical look at the way our current systems function in respect to both adult and juvenile offenders. Illinois probation and parole systems and recent trends in community corrections that are geared toward making ex-offenders' reentry into society a successful one are investigated. The challenges faced by professionals in the field regarding their supervisory relationship with the different classifications and ages of offenders is also examined.