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Evaluation of the SACRO intensive probation project. by Janet Jamieson

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Published by Social Work Research Centre, University of Stirling in Stirling .
Written in English


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ContributionsUniversity of Stirling. Social Work Research Centre.
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Pagination90p. :
Number of Pages90
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Open LibraryOL22453401M

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INTENSIVE PROBATION more stringent and punitive than traditional probation but less ex-pensive and coercive than incarceration. ISP is designed to hold the middle ground between traditional routine probation and incarcera-tion, in terms of punitiveness, the degree of safety Cited by:   The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an Intensive Probation Supervision (IPS) program on high-risk offenders. Intensive Evaluation of Probation project, and is not an over all encompassing review of probation. The majority of the articles reviewed in this document were obtained through a National Criminal Justice Reference Service computer search which used the key words and phrases "adult," "probation," "new trends in probation,". Evaluation of the Prolific Offenders Resettlement through Co-ordinated Housing (PORCH) Project Article March with 17 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

According to the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA), an “intensive” program should consist of a smaller caseload and possibly a specialized caseload for probation officers so they can spend adequate time supervising and monitoring offenders assigned to them, but this is not possible in every by: 7. The most favorable point was the lower felony conviction, reincarceration, and technical violation rates reported The Effects of Intensive Supervision on Shock Probationers TABLE 4 CURRENT STATUS OF EXPERIMENTAL AND COMPARISON SHOCK CASES Experimental Status Released from probation On probation Probation revoked Incarcerated misdemeanor Cited by:   Intensive supervision probation or parole (ISP) is a supervision approach that has emerged to deal with serious offenders in the community. ISP involves increasing the frequency of contact between probation officers and clients, placing offenders in small caseloads so that probation officers have more time to spend with their clients, and more recently a focus on identifying individual . Background to the project 3 The Handbook on Probation Services 5 as if time has stood still. New technologies, attempts at evaluation standards, new roles and organizational structures are resisted. Little, if any, international and driven Handbook on Probation Services: Guidelines for Probation File Size: KB.

to probation services with varying frequency), and intensive supervision probation (which can involve many program components and close monitoring). Offenders who receive probation. Introduction. Intensive supervision programs (ISPs) surfaced as an intermediate sanction in the s in response to growing correctional populations (Petersilia, ).Originally based on a deterrence perspective, these programs sought to provide an alternative to prison while maintaining a high degree of control and surveillance in the community (Fulton, Latessa, Stichman, & Travis, ).Cited by: see intensive probation creative sentencing broad class of punishment as alternative to incarceration that are designed to fit the particular crimes; may involve community services,restitution, fines, becoming involved in educational or vocational training programs, or . project which included an evaluation of the ISPs in the twenty-five counties. This project involved the collection of data on offenders sentenced to intensive supervision in Ohio during fiscal years - This data set is one source of data in this study.