Source: (2002) National Institute of Corrections Academy. 17 October 2002. Downloaded 8 June 2004.The field of probation and parole has been experiencing dramatic change in recent years. Critical shifts in orientation, roles, and responsibilities have occurred. Against this background, Michael Dooley examines the most recent changes and challenges for probation and parole in relation to the emergence of community and restorative justice. He looks at roles, responsibilities, traits, and characteristics for professionals in probation and parole. Specifically, he discusses restorative justice job profiles, general duties of a community resource liaison worker, and the nature of change in implementing new roles.