Course Description for Methods of Offender Treatment
Methods of Offender Treatment
Description: This course examines â€œwhat worksâ€ and what â€œdoesnâ€™t workâ€ in treating offenders. Special attention is given to the principles of effective intervention, offender assessment, theory, and evidence-based practices. Institutional and community-based treatment, programs appropriate for use with special populations, and the importance of rehabilitation to the correctional system and to society will be discussed.