1 - employees The reintegration model is connected to the structures and goals of community corrections Acknowledging that prisoners will be

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The three different models of incarceration are custodial model, which figures that prisoners are incarcerated for the purpose of incapacitation, deterrence, or retribution. It stresses security, discipline, and order as it subordinates the prisoner to the authority of a warden. Discipline is strict, and most aspects of behavior are regulated. The rehabilitation model stresses treatment programs designed to reform the offender. In this model security and housekeeping activities are seen primarily as preconditions for rehabilitative efforts. Since all aspects of the organization are directed toward rehabilitation, professional treatment specialists have a higher position than do other
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Unformatted text preview: employees. The reintegration model is connected to the structures and goals of community corrections. Acknowledging that prisoners will be returning to society, this model stresses maintaining the offenders’ ties to family and community as a method of reform. Prisons following this model gradually grant inmates greater freedom and responsibility during their confinement, moving them to halfway houses or work release programs prior to giving them community supervision. Most prisons use the custodial model because the community is highly concerned about offenders coming back into the community and more serious offenders they believe should not be allowed out....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ADM J 111 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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