HSCO 326

The Impact of Crime on Individuals, Families, and Communities

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective May 4, 2016 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course discusses concepts and evidence based practices of community corrections and the impact crime has on individuals, families, and the communities. Halfway House programs, restitution projects, program coordination, work release activities, court diversion processes and programs, truancy tracking programs, and community out-reach will be discussed. In addition, theories, trends, issues and strategies will be discussed to assist working with individuals, family and communities impacted by crime.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Evidence-based approaches to the practice of community corrections.
  • Social change directed at the improvement of offender behavior.
  • The knowledge and attitudes relating to the foundation and practices of community corrections.
  • The multi-disciplinary standards for the delivery of community corrections.