October 14.2010. Intermediate Sanctions

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/30/11 CRJU3310 Corrections Intermediate Sanctions 1/30/11 CRJU3310 Corrections Intermediate Sanctions Definition: Any correctional-related activity aimed at directly assisting and supporting efforts of the offender to establish meaningful ties or relationships with the community for the purpose of establishing his/her legitimate role as a citizen within the community. These are front-end strategies that 22 CRJU3310 Corrections 1/30/11 CRJU3310 Corrections Intermediate Sanctions Front-end strategies include: specialized probation, restitution, specialty courts (drug courts or mental health courts), community service programs, home detention, electronic monitoring, day reporting centers, shock incarceration programs, & boot camp programs. Strategies are often used in 33 CRJU3310 Corrections 1/30/11 CRJU3310 Corrections Intermediate Sanctions Assumption underlying use of intermediate sanctions: Offenders commit crimes because they are not well integrated into the community (have little stake in conforming to laws and rules) Removing offenders from the community interferes their ability to strengthen social bonds and develop crime-free lifestyles 44 CRJU3310 Corrections 1/30/11 CRJU3310 Corrections Intermediate Sanctions Evidence-based interventions (those that empirical evidence suggest that they reduce recidivism) include: Use of risk and needs assessments to construct supervision and treatment plans Motivational interviewing Cognitive behavioral programs that target attitudes, values, beliefs, anger, CRJU3310 Corrections 55 1/30/11 CRJU3310 Corrections Intermediate Sanctions Drawbacks of use of intermediate sanctions: Net widening: their use extends social control to individuals who otherwise would have not been subject to any criminal justice system intervention. criminal justice system intervention....
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course CRJU 3310 taught by Professor Maryfinn during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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