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Treatment and Programs Within Prisons

Discuss types of treatment and programs provided within prisons. How is an inmate's need for them identified? How have education programs changed over the years? What is involved in the continuum of care for inmates with mental health problems, and why is substance abuse treatment in prison critically important? How do work programs help both inmates and the prison system? How do religious and recreation programs help rehabilitate inmates?

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Hello Student,

This is an awesome question that at first glance, might appear intimidating. My best advice is to break it down into smaller, more manageable sections which I will do for you.

"Discuss types of treatment and programs provided within prisons. How are inmate needs for them identified? How have education programs changed over the years? What is involved in the continuum of care for inmates with mental health problems, and why is substance abuse treatment in prison critically important? How do work programs help both inmates and the prison system? How do religious and recreation programs help rehabilitate inmates?"

1. Discuss types of treatment and programs provided within prisons.

This is the foundation of your assignment. The focus is obviously on the "types" of "treatment" and "programs." Be careful of the way the question is worded. Treatment is synonymous with therapy and counseling for the most part but your instructor also wants to know about "programs," which is more vague. I would assume that he/she wants you to focus on Educational programs, vocational programs, and even religious programs. So, you are to "DISCUSS" the "TYPES" of "TREATMENT" and "PROGRAMS" within the prisons. You'll be able to find quite a bit of information to answer this question. To name a few (substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, sex offender ...

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The treatment and programs within prisons are examined. How religious and recreation programs help rehabilitate inmates is determined.

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