contemporary issues correction discussion

Read:

  • What Works in Corrections, Chapter 1
  • Working with Involuntary, Chapter 1

Answer the following:

  1. Explain the differences between an involuntary client and a client, and discuss your thoughts on what, if anything, works with involuntary clients.
  2. Explain the different types of correctional philosophies and the changes in the United States correctional philosophy since the 1960s.

Discuss your thoughts on the information that has been posted. Discuss its relevance and implications to the field of Criminal Justice. Your remarks can be opinion, but it must be based on your experience, research, and/or prior learning. Use this exercise to converse with your fellow colleagues about issues that are important to the field of Criminal Justice. Of interest is a dialogue of opinions, thoughts, and comments. Be sure to discuss both sides of the issue as noted in the actual question posting. Must be no less than 500 words APA format. Effective for the Spring 1 2020 term, APA has a new edition. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (2020). 7th Edition, Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association. I have attached the chapters and the books for cite and reference.

Textbooks:

MacKenzie, D. L. (2006). What works in corrections: Reducing the criminal activities of offenders and delinquents. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 978-0-521-00120-5

Trotter, C. (2015). Working with involuntary clients: a guide to practice (3rd Ed.) Los Angeles, CA: Corwin Press. ISBN: 978-0-415-71565-2

American Psychological Association. (2019). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. ISBN-13: 978-1-4338-3216-1.