John Augustus, Father of Probation and the Anonymous Letter
- CHANGING SHAPE AND SHIFTING BOUNDARIES - THE MEDIA PORTRAYAL OF PROBATION IN IRELAND. Maguire, Niamh; Carr, Nicola // European Journal of Probation;2013, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p3
Literature on the media representation of probation highlights that probation as a 'brand' and concept is poorly understood and lacks public visibility. This has implications for its legitimacy and credibility. In this article we explore probation's visibility in one country, the Republic of...
- Tipuri de motivaÅ£ii Ã®n reabilitarea condamnaÅ£ilor aflaÅ£i Ã®n evidenÅ£a serviciilor de probaÅ£iune. Micle, Mihai Ioan; Oancea, Gabriel; Saucan, Doina Ştefana // Social Work Review / Revista de Asistenta Sociala;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p147
Given that the issue of offenders motivation gained an important role in contemporary criminology, in this article we present the results of a study conducted in the Bucharest Probation Service on the types of motivations used into the rehabilitation process of persons convicted under the...
- Changes in Probation Training in England and Wales: The Probation Qualification Framework (PQF) Three Years On. Skinner, Caroline; Goldhill, Rachel // European Journal of Probation;2013, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p41
This article draws on the personal experience of two lecturers delivering the academic programme of the Probation Qualification Framework to students employed by a number of different Probation Trusts. It considers the current qualifying arrangements and identifies a number of issues that have...
- From Augustus to the progressives: A study of probation's formative years. Sieh, Edwards W. // Federal Probation;Sep93, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p67
Discusses the invention of probation and the contributions of John Augustus, America's first probation officer. Influence of social, political, and religious forces on various forms punishment; Influence of the Enlightenment; Influence of the Progressives.
- Strategies for dealing with criminal offenders. Corns, Chris // Legaldate;Jul94, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p5
Presents recommendations for managing criminal offenders in Australia. Establishing the degree of punishment; Considerations for motivation; Subscription to government policy; Adoption of community-based sentencing; Restitution and financial compensation; Psychology of repeat offenders. INSET:...
- Identifying the actual and preferred goals of adult probation. Ellsworth, Thomas // Federal Probation;Jun90, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p10
Discusses the existence of a dual goal structure in probation which encompasses both rehabilitation and enforcement. Changes in the field of adult probation; Perceived public sentiment which emphasizes enforcement and community protection; Shift in the goals of probation; Probation...
- Guiding philosophies for probation in the 21st century. Sluder, Richard D.; Sapp, Allen D. // Federal Probation;Jun94, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p3
Predicts the philosophies and goals that will emerge to guide probation policies in the 21st century. Need for articulation of a coherent mission and philosophy for probation; Evolution of probation philosophies; Indicators of operant philosophies; Dual emphasis on reform and control; Emphasis...
- Identifying and supervising offenders affiliated with community threat groups. Casillas, Victor A. // Federal Probation;Jun94, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p11
Examines gang and community threat group issues in San Antonio, Texas. Federal Probation System's supervision of federal offenders; Classification of community threat groups; History of local gangs; Organizational framework for development of a community threat group program.
- What do offenders say about supervision and going straight? Leibrich, Julie // Federal Probation;Jun94, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p41
Examines offenders' experience of supervision and their relationships with probation officers in New Zealand. Perspectives of offenders; Key ideas and the influence of probation.