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Learning Objectives and Resources


Allocate more attention to community corrections within the overall criminal justice curriculum.

Sample Learning Objectives

  1. Describe how pretrial services, probation and parole/aftercare fit within the overall juvenile and criminal justice systems.
  2. Identify the myriad of positions within each of the three main components of the corrections industry—i.e., community corrections, detention/jail, and institutions/prisons.
  3. Identify key decision points and involvement of community corrections practitioners throughout the justice system process.
  4. Map the flow of information through the criminal and juvenile justice systems.