What type of correctional rehabilitation works?
Find a scholarly research paper that describes an evaluation of a correctional treatment program or offender rehabilitation program.
Examine the article to find out how well it works or why it has failed, and summarize the article using the Research Article Summary/Outline Format at the end of your syllabus. Depending on the article, your summary should not be over a page or two, three pages at the most. Don’t forget to attach a copy of the article to the following screen.
As a starting point to find an article on this topic, “correctional treatment program” or “rehabilitation” and “prison”, “probation”, and/or “parole.” Also, there are other web and hardcover sources of information to chose. For example, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) have a wealth of information you may use as well. The key point to remember is that the information must be from a professional source.
When evaluating your article, refer back to the video lecture to describe the type of program it is and its characteristics. In the conclusion section of your article summary identify which of the following elements describe the program you studied:
Residential or Non-Residential
Voluntary or Involuntary
Retention, Duration, & Content