Jun 21, 2024  
2017-2018 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJ 355 - Offender Assessment and Rehabilitation

Semester Hours: 3
This course examines the theories and application of research relevant to the identification, evaluation, and treatment planning of persons under the supervision of probation, parole, prison, and other community-based correctional organizations. Risk, classification, and psychological assessments used with offenders are explored. Counseling methods and treatment modalities, such as reality therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, behavioral therapy and group and family treatment approaches are also examined. The challenges and limitations of engaging in therapeutic work with correctional populations are also evaluated. The course involves a blend of lecture, discussions and experiential exercises.

Pre-requisites: CRJ 348 - Corrections in America  and PSY 200 - General Psychology .

Offered: occasionally.

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