Evaluation of Community Treatment Programs in Mississippi

Tae M. Choo, Mississippi Valley State University

ABSTRACT
This paper evaluates several popular community treatment programs in Mississippi. Those programs include intensive supervision, house arrest, shock probation, regular probation and parole. The study begins with historical background of the community treatment programs in Mississippi. Then, each program will be examined by the characteristics of clients, objectives of the program, management, and effectiveness. In addition, this study tries to point out the problem areas, issues, and future directions concerning community treatment programs in Mississippi.

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