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Title: MONTANA - CORRECTIONS DIVISION - COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS INSTITUTE
Corporate Author: Montana Dept of Institutions
Corrections Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 237
Sponsoring Agency: Montana Board of Crime Control
Helena, MT 59620-1408
Montana Dept of Institutions
Helena, MT 59601
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 48610
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PAPERS FROM A REGIONAL CONFERENCE HELD TO EXPLORE ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION IN COLORADO, UTAH, WYOMING, NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA, AND MONTANA ARE PRESENTED.
Abstract: CORRECTIONS OFFICIALS PARTICIPATING IN THE 6-DAY CONFERENCE, HELD AT BILLINGS, MONTANA, IN DECEMBER 1977, WERE FROM RURAL STATES WITH OVERCROWDED PRISONS AND FEW NONINSTITUTIONAL PROGRAMS FOR ADULT OFFENDERS. THE CONFERENCE PROVIDED INFORMATION ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS PROGRAMS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO BUILDING NEW PRISONS. THE CONFERENCE REPORT PRESENTS 20 PAPERS, COVERING THE FOLLOWING ASPECTS OF COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS: PLANNING, MANAGEMENT, AND BUDGETING; EVALUATION, ACCREDITATION, AND OFFENDERS' RIGHTS; RELATIONS WITH LEGISLATORS, BUREAURACIES, AND THE COMMUNITY; AND CONSIDERATIONS IN DEVELOPING CLIENT SERVICES, INCLUDING USE OF MUTUAL AGREEMENTS, THE COUNSELOR'S ROLE, FEMALE OFFENDERS IN COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS, AND PERSONALIZED PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT. ALSO INCLUDED ARE DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS OF CORRECTIONAL INNOVATIONS IN POLK COUNTY, IOWA, AND OF A PROJECT AIMED AT DEVELOPING COMMUNITY-BASED FACILITIES FOR INDIAN OFFENDERS. A SUMMARY OF PARTICIPANTS' EVALUATIONS OF THE CONFERENCE IS PROVIDED, TOGETHER WITH THE RESULTS OF A POST-CONFERENCE FOLLOWUP SURVEY OF PARTICIPANTS' ATTITUDES TOWARD COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS.
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Colorado; Community-based corrections (adult); Correctional planning; Montana; North Dakota; South Dakota; Utah; Workshops and seminars; Wyoming
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