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  • The Corrections

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    Jonathan Franzen’s Novel, The Corrections, is a satiric tale of American culture, the lack of values, and the absolute obsession with consumer goods and consumption. It is told through the lives of the Lambert family, and their constant needs to “correct” various mistakes in their lives and behavior. The novel, published in 2001, comments on the social ills of American society; the dependence on world financial markets, new technologies, entitlement programs, big business, and of course, consumerism

  • Corrections

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    personal physical risk and mental strain, management of difficult inmate attitudes and behavior, and the ever-present threat of violence. Correctional officials are not only responsible for their staff’s safety but the safety of the inmates as well. Correction officials need to make sure that their institution is being run according to all judicial regulations and making sure that no inmates’ rights are being violated. Prison officials need to be fully aware on how their staffs are handling the inmates

  • The Stress Of Corrections: The Stress Of Corrections

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    Stress of Corrections Corrections officers are often faced with unimaginable situations in their role in providing the structure for prisoners to go back into society. In corrections facilities, there is a high turnover rate due to the physical and mental strain these officers endure. Issues such as riots, fights, gangs, dealing with inmates with mental health issues, and the potentially negative personality issues that prisoners bring with them to prison. This stress can lead to mental health issues

  • Probation And Corrections: The Department Of Community Corrections

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    profession. They are responsible for providing meaningful assistance to the court in its deliberations and decisions concerning criminal offenders. Probation and parole officers deal with managing and operational activities. The Department of Community Corrections has the responsibility of supervising offenders who are on parole or probation, rehabilitative and restorative program services, and residential services. Along with these duties they must maintain case management files and field notes. Their

  • Corrections

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    In the 1960’s and 1970’s socially connected inmates were willing to fight for their rights. They were able to garner the attention of the most prolific civil rights attorneys in the nation, representing large civil rights organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union. With their connections, these inmates and their lawyers filed numerous lawsuits challenging all aspects of prison life. The result was that prisoners were granted rights in a number of areas including court access, religious

  • Corrections System

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    When it comes to corrections, it is clear what their mission is and that is to incarcerate criminals, however it also ensures that those incarcerated receive treatment to prepare them for reintegration and reentry into society. Ever since the creation of prisons, some wonder how we managed to survive without them in the past. Unfortunately, we do have neither the resources nor the capital to incarcerate all who chose to engage in criminal behavior. Utilizing other programs like probation are needed

  • Models of Corrections

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    This essay provides answers to the following prompts: 1. What is the community model of corrections? 2. What is the crime control model of corrections? 3. What are the differences between prisons and jails? 4. What is your opinion about the constitutional rights of prisoners? 1. What is the community model of corrections? This model of corrections main purpose was to reintroducing the offenders in to the community. This Program was invented to help offenders in the transition from

  • The Use Of Corrections And Peer Correction In Learning Writing

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    and students regarded error correction as an effective technique to improve students’ writing skill as well as limit their grammatical errors. Most of them appreciate the important role of error correction in learning writing. When the respondents were required to choose the most useful way to improve students’ writing proficiency, both of them chose teacher correction and peer correction as the most efficient methods. Students recognized the value of teacher correction, which its percentage made

  • Models of Corrections

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    of correctional thought and practice has been marked by enthusiasm for new approaches, disillusionment with these approaches, and then substitution of yet other tactics”(Clear 59). During the mid 1900s, many changes came about for the system of corrections in America. Once a new idea goes sour, a new one replaces it. Prisons shifted their focus from the punishment of offenders to the rehabilitation of offenders, then to the reentry into society, and back to incarceration. As times and the needs of

  • The Department of Corrections

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    The Department of Corrections Department of Corrections is an agency of the state that is responsible for the supervision and management of convicted felons. The Department of Corrections allows the protection of the community by operating safe, secure facilities that keep offenders under firm, fair practices. There is a wide range of treatment including educational and vocational programs that help the offenders become rehabilitated citizens. Corrections has been around for centuries