volume 19, issue 1, P23-25 1973
DOI: 10.1177/026455057301900107
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Abstract: IN A period of transition, which appears to be the permanent lot of the Probation and After-Care Service, change tends to be good, bad or indifferent according to how far it diverges from justifiable professional aspiration.The leitmotiv of the Service, however, at least in the minds of its practitioners, has remained one of treatment rather than surveillance: meeting the needs of the individual within a context of understanding as opposed to a directive approach to mere conformity with standards imposed via …

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