Criminal Contribution - Rehabilitation of offenders

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  • Criminal - rehabilitation of offenders
    • Ideas/theories
      • TEP
        • operant conditioning
        • behaviour modification
        • reinforcers
      • A.M
        • cognitive behavioural therapy
        • teach self - control
        • anger = primary cause of criminal behaviour
    • Who/How it's helped
      • police - understand recidivism + how to reduce it
      • individual and family
        • control anger
        • skills given
        • deeper understanding of self
      • society
        • safer
        • reduce prison costs
        • remove label
      • staff maintain control
    • Strong
      • Hobbs + Holt
      • Ireland = short term success
      • ethical contribution - helps + treats
      • A.M changes throught processes and gives skills = empowering
      • both provide a future for indiviual
    • Weak
      • Quinsey + Sarbit = no reduction
      • Law = only 1 person succesful
      • both show only short term measures
      • TEP motivationis limited + unethical
      • AM biased sample + limited application
  • Overall despite problems with TEP, newer rehabilitation improves recidivism rates + reduces prejudice

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