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Title: AMERICAN PROBATION AND PAROLE ASSOCIATION - SECOND ANNUAL INSTITUTE - PROCEEDINGS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: American Probation and Parole Assoc
The Council of State Government
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 40
Sponsoring Agency: American Probation and Parole Assoc
Lexington, KY 40578-1910
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: METHODS FOR IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROBATION AND PAROLE WERE DISCUSSED IN SPEECHES AND WORKSHOPS DURING THE 1977 MEETINGS OF THE AMERICAN PROBATION AND PAROLE ASSOCIATION.
Abstract: SPEAKERS DISCUSSED RESEARCH THAT RELATED THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TREATMENT PROGRAMS TO THE REDUCTION OF RECIDIVISM; OBJECTIVES OF THE ANNUAL AMERICAN PROBATION AND PAROLE INSTITUTE INCLUDING STANDARDS, COMMUNICATION, AND INNOVATIVE WORKSHOPS; CURRENT ATTACKS ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CORRECTIONS, PROBATION AND PAROLE; AND A NEED TO BROADEN THE GOALS OF THE PPA AND TO ENCOURAGE ADDITIONAL RESEARCH IN THE AREA. THE WORKSHOPS WERE CONDUCTED BY PROBATION AND PAROLE PROFESSIONALS AND INDIVIDUALS FROM RELATED CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIELDS. THE FOLLOWING TOPICS WERE EXAMINED; IMPROVING RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER SEGMENTS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, LOWER COURT DRUNK-DRIVING PROGRAMS, EFFECTS OF TIGHT BUDGETS, PROTECTING THE COMMUNITY WHILE SERVING THE CLIENT, AND CASE MANAGEMENT MODELS. IN ADDITION, WORKSHOPS ON THE IMPACT OF BATTLING FAMILIES, MANDATORY SENTENCES, FEDERAL FUNDING, ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION, AND ADMINISTRATIVE MODELS WERE PRESENTED. THE WORKSHOP LEADERS AND THEIR AFFILIATIONS ARE LISTED AND THE DISCUSSIONS ARE SUMMARIZED. THE PROCEEDINGS INCLUDE LISTS OF APPA INSTITUTE COMMITTEES, OFFICERS, AND WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS. (MJM)
Index Term(s): Parole; Probation; Professional organizations
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