Professional Lives of Community Corrections Officers: The Invisible Side of Reentryby Faith Lutze SAGE Publications, Inc
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- Pbk 296 pages
- AU$89.00 NZ$92.17
•Community corrections officer interviews bring the work of these officers to life, helping readers better understand general concepts and abstract statistics.
•Policy recommendations provide a path forward through concrete examples that illustrate ways the system can be improved to better support community corrections officers.
•Research specific to community corrections officers is brought together in this first book uniquely dedicated to this professional role.
Chapter 1. The Professional Responsibility of Community Corrections Officers
Chapter 2. Beyond Law Enforcement and Social Work: Achieving Balanced and Integrated Supervision
Chapter 3. CCO's and Their Relationship With the Community
Chapter 4. Working Within Community Corrections Agencies
Chapter 5. Expanding the Expertise of Community Corrections Officers: Embracing Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter 6. Community Corrections Officers and Interagency Collaboration
Chapter 7. Conclusion: Investing in Community Corrections Officers as Street Level Boundary Spanners
Faith E. Lutze (Ph.D., Administration of Justice, Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University. Her current research interests include drug courts, the professional role of community corrections officers, offender adjustment to community corrections supervision, and gender and justice with an emphasis on masculinity in prisons. She teaches criminal justice courses on corrections, violence toward women, ethics, and gender and justice. Dr. Lutze has published her research on boot camp prisons, masculine prison environments, community corrections officers, and drug courts in various journals including Justice Quarterly, Crime & Delinquency, Criminology and Public Policy, and The Journal of Criminal Justice. She received the Coremae Richey Mann Leadership Award (2010) presented by the Minorities and Women Section of ACJS and the ACJS Corrections Section Award (2010) for scholarship and service in corrections.