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NCJ Number: 98625 Find in a Library
Title: Implementation of a Client Classification and Case Management System - A Practitioner's View
Journal: Crime and Delinquency  Volume:31  Issue:3  Dated:(July 1985)  Pages:445-455
Author(s): M A Schumacher
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 11
Type: Program Description (Model)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article provides an overview of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Model Probation Client Classification and Case Management System and the implementation process in Orange County, California, shares some of the problems encountered and resolved, and describes some of those accomplishments.
Abstract: Safe and effective community-based offender supervision forms one of the cornerstones of local probation services in California. Orange County as well as other counties in the State have chosen to implement the NIC model, uniquely adapting its 'risk/needs approach' to California's offender population. After 2.5 years of planning and progressive implementation of this System, Orange County with the assistance of NIC is well along this rocky road. With both good and bad decisions under its belt, they have learned a great deal about putting this complex and comprehensive system into place and from the line to the administrative level they have developed strong feelings of ownership and pride in their accomplishments. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Probation casework
Index Term(s): California; Caseload management; Offender classification; Probation or parole decisionmaking
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