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CRJS 2212 - CORRECTIONAL COUNSELING
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the process of "correcting" the antisocial behavior of criminally convicted offenders. The topics include: casework; interviewing and interrogating offenders; case assessment and classifications; nondirective/directive and group counseling; legal and ethical issues. Strategies for dealing with specialized offenders, including juveniles, females, the elderly, drug/alcohol-dependent offenders, the mentally ill and mentally deficient and sex-crime offenders will be analyzed.

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Description The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the process of "correcting" the antisocial behavior of criminally convicted offenders. The topics include: casework; interviewing and interrogating offenders; case assessment and classifications; nondirective/directive and group counseling; legal and ethical issues. Strategies for dealing with specialized offenders, including juveniles, females, the elderly, drug/alcohol-dependent offenders, the mentally ill and mentally deficient and sex-crime offenders will be analyzed.
Prerequisites N/A
Corequisites N/A
Fees N/A
Credits 3.00
Credit Types Standard

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