TITLE

The Probationer's Perspective on the Probation Officer-Probationer Relationship and Satisfaction with Probation

AUTHOR(S)
Delude, Brian; Mitchell, Damon; Barber, Charles
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Federal Probation;Jun2012, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on the correlation of Probation Officer (PO)-Probationer relationship and the level of satisfaction with probation. Results showed that the PO-Probationer relationship is significant, regardless of demographic and probation backgrounds, in perceiving the helpfulness of probation which makes the PO's work critical. One of the suggestions of the authors is to consider the perspectives of more female probationers in future studies.
ACCESSION #
79318684

 

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