The Correctional Process - Activities

The Correctional Process

Classroom activities

1. Explain the various stages of the correctional process, outlining the role of each.

2.1. Television and movies have greatly influenced our perception of life in a penitentiary. After studying the section A day in the life of an inmate, is there anything that particularly surprised you? What is it, and why?

2.2 Why are inmates paid during their incarceration? Do you agree with this practice? Explain your point of view.

Proposed external resources

Meeting with a correctional officer and/or a former inmate to discuss the reality of everyday life inside an institution.

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