Answers to Four Questions Student’s Name University of Affiliation Answers to Four Questions Chapter 11 Question 4 Caseload is the number of cases that parole or probation officer is allowed to handle or assigned according to the procedure followed during case assignment. During caseload assignment a probation officer is given smaller caseloads to boost the client-officer interpersonal relationship. When the caseloads of the Probation Officers (POs) are reduced their supervision of the offenders is intensified. There are four types of caseload models: Conventional model specialized caseload model a conventional model that considers geographical location and balanced approach. Conventional Model: It is the most famous caseload model where a probationer is randomly assigned to a probation officer based on the present size of the caseloads of the probation officer. To know the size of a caseload of the PO one takes the total number of the probationers who need supervision or control. In most cases some families volunteer to be the fostering parents of such children and nature them for a short period. The foster homes host only the children whose parents are not able to properly care for them and hence abandon or orphan them. The juveniles that are put in these homes are not necessarily the offenders. Perhaps they are the ones who have been left by their parents due to their incapacity to nurture them or their parents have died and left them at young ages that they could not stay alone. The foster homes may host the children that need supervision due to their naughty behaviors or they are mentally disabled and cannot make the right decisions by themselves. Reference Merlo A. V. Benekos P. J. & Champion D. J. (2016). The juvenile justice system: Delinquency processing and the law. [...]
Two from each chapter: Chapter 11: Juvenile Probation and Community-Based Corrections 1. Define standard probation for juvenile offenders. What are some of its characteristics? What are of the conditions of standard probation? 2. What are juvenile probation camps? What is meant by intensive aftercare? Are such alternative sanctions effective at reducing recidivism? Why, or why not? 3. What are intermediate punishment programs? How do intermediate punishment differ from standard probation? What are some goals of intermediate punishment? 4. What are four types of caseload models? Describe each. Chapter 12: Juvenile Corrections: Custodial Sanctions and Aftercare 5. List and define four major goals of juvenile corrections. How effectively are these goals achieved? 6. What are foster homes? What types of juveniles are usually serviced by foster homes? 7. Distinguish between group homes and halfway houses. What types of juveniles are served by each? 8. What is the wilderness experiences? What are their functions? 9.. Describe the parole revocation process for juveniles. Identify and describe three landmark cases that have influenced probation/parole revocation for both adult and juvenile offenders.