CRJ 206 - Correctional Treatment and Rehabilitation
Covers methods used to improve correctional outcomes through evidence-based practices for those in jail, prison, on probation or parole. Problems such as addiction and mental health of offenders, juveniles and those "at risk" in a facility or under community supervision will be addressed. Focus on practices beyond traditional custody that show potential to reduce recidivism as a means of breaking the criminal cycle and controlling social and financial cost of incarceration.
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Explain how corrections treatment and rehabilitation fits into the primary correctional goal of public protection.
2. Explain the ethical and legal concerns of any person or agency involved in the supervision and treatment of offenders and juveniles.
3. Describe the most common evidence-based practices used in the field.
4. Explain what evidence-based practices have proven most effective in fostering positive change.
5. Explain what constitutes success in treatment and how can it be measured.
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