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Corrections and Treatment Corrections and Treatment Artina Houston April 3, 2011 Kathy Holder
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Corrections and Treatment Many people experience a strong sense of helplessness when their neighborhood becomes a center of drug-related and violent crime. Right now programs are being initiated and updated to help neighborhoods become cleaned up and to help their residents feel more secure and less likely to commit crimes. These new programs are having more success than similar programs in the past. People in the community feel a sense of self-worth when they see that programs are helping rid their community of drugs and crime. These people learn to value their neighborhood more highly, and they will work to keep crime and drugs out of it, so that they can try to focus on fixing other problems in their community instead. “Community treatment in juvenile justice refers to a number of interventions whose main similarity is that they are alternatives to placement in large, secure institutions, such as detention centers or training schools (Juvenile Corrections, 2007).” A lot of programs exist only to help communities in this way. Probation programs, DARE programs, home detention options,
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