Using Prison Programs to Manage Inmates
Prison programs encompass different forms of structured activities that take inmates out of their cells. Programs can take different forms. They can be based on different theories, principles, and philosophies. Varying correctional programs are utilized to manage inmate time. Program types include rehabilitative, psychological, medical, industrial, recreational, and facility maintenance. These programs often mitigate the oppressiveness of time, and keep inmates engaged rather than idle while behind bars.
View the Riverbend City: Prison media piece. Focus on the tab Prison Programs.
You have been tasked, by the warden, with creating a presentation that will be used at an upcoming corrections conference, focusing on developing a better understanding of the dimensions of programs. Two pages in length, addressing the following about programs that fall into different classifications. Based on what you viewed in the media piece:
Describe one potential program to address an identified need that would fall into one of the following program types: