Автор(и): Demianenko Yu. О., Olefir L.І.

Місце роботи:

Demianenko Yu. О.

PhD in Sciences (Psychology), Associate Professor,

Academy of the State Penitentiary Service, Chernihiv, Ukraine

Olefir L.І.,

senior lecturer of the Department of Criminal,
Criminal-Executive and Criminology,

Academy of the State Penitentiary Service, Chernihiv, Ukraine

Мова: англійська

Науковий вісник Сіверщини. Серія: Право: 2018. № 3 (5): 100-106


The article addresses to the problem of the probation service functioning, which must be effective in solving simultaneously a task of socio-legal control over the execution of criminal penalties on sentenced persons who are registered in the probation, dismissed conditionally on a pre-term basis from serving a sentence in the form of imprisonment, and also tasks related with their socio-legal and psychological rehabilitation, social support and assistance.

The article highlights the issues related to the use of probation programs that reduce the risk of recidivism of crime through the socio-psychological methods application of working with convicts, which take into account not only the circumstances and severity of the crime, but also the individual and psychological peculiarities of the offender, his social situation, and the corresponding needs of society.

Key words: probation, social-educational work, convicts, probation programs.

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