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NCJ Number: 40862 Find in a Library
Title: IDAHO - DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION AND PAROLE - VOLUNTEERS IN ADULT CORRECTIONS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Idaho Dept of Probation and Parole
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 37
Sponsoring Agency: Idaho Dept of Probation and Parole
Boise, ID 83707
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS HANDBOOK, DESIGNED FOR PROSPECTIVE VOLUNTEERS IN CORRECTIONS, PROBATION, AND PAROLE, DISCUSSES THE NEED FOR AND NATURE OF THE VOLUNTEER'S TASK.
Abstract: THE TOPICS CONSIDERED INCLUDE CLIENT CHARACTERISTICS, THE VOLUNTEER-PROBATION OFFICER PARTNERSHIP, AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INMATES AND PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS. STRESSED IS THE FACT THAT THE CASEWORK RELATIONSHIP SHOULD BE CHARACTERIZED BY INDIVIDUALIZATION, ACCEPTANCE, NON-JUDGEMENTAL ATTITUDES, SELF-DETERMINATION, CONFIDENTIALITY, AND A CONTROLLED EMOTIONAL ENVIRONMENT. IN ADDITION, THE PROSPECTIVE VOLUNTEER IS PROVIDED WITH GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE EVOLUTION OF PROBATION AND THE OPERATION OF THE ADULT AND JUVENILE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS. A LIST OF SUGGESTED READINGS AND A GLOSSARY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE TERMS ARE ALSO INCLUDED....ELW
Index Term(s): Adult offenders; Idaho; Parole; Probation; Procedure manuals; Volunteer programs; Volunteers
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