Unformatted text preview: imprisonment, and providing them with the necessary social skills to function in society, it is very likely that the recidivism rate will remain low. As with any challenging task, particular individuals will do their very best to succeed; this is also true for inmates who are participating in rehabilitation programs. Those who truly want to turn their lives around will greatly benefit from these programs while others will simply refuse this assistance and revert back to criminal behaviors. With the recent advancements and improvements to rehabilitation programs, inmates are now offered the chance of a brighter future upon release; whereas programs of the past were lacking in many areas. Current rehabilitation programs treat the inmates as individuals by focusing on specific problems and not assuming that one type of treatment will work for the entire population which is extremely important to the dynamics of rehabilitation programs....
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- Spring '11
- criminal law, Penology, rehabilitation programs