Treatment or Punishment
There is an ongoing debate between those who feel that the purpose of the correctional system should be to rehabilitate offenders and those who believe that the system should focus on punishment. On the basis of this debate, correctional professionals have proposed two correction modelsâ€”the rehabilitation (or treatment) model and the crime control (or punishment) model.
By Saturday, September 17, 2016, in a minimum of 250 words, post to the Discussion Area your response to the following:
- With the current cost of corrections in the U.S. do you believe that incapacitation or rehabilitation is the correct path to take to solve the problem?
Use both the textbook and reputable outside resources from the Internet and Argosy University online library resources to locate the laws, statutes, and cases.