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CJ 428 Offender Treatment

Credits: 3

Challenges associated with providing incarcerated offenders with special needs and adequate physical and mental health care are explored. Topics include juveniles in prison, pregnancy and motherhood, the chronic and mentally ill, geriatric offenders, faith based programming, incarcerated veterans, sex offenders, gay and lesbian inmates. A study of community based programs for adult and juvenile offenders, treatment modalities in various correctional settings, administration, legal issues, and future trends associated with community-based and institutional based treatment are also discussed.