SOCI 363: CORRECTIONS: INSTITUTIONAL AND

Public policy issues and problems in juvenile and adult correctional settings are explored. An analysis of the modes of treatment/punishment of legal offenders and their families as a vulnerable population group will be made from a historical perspective, rehabilitation approaches, de-institutionalization, and community based programs. Roles of the social worker and correctional officer will be examined in institutional settings, and in probation, parole, and community based programs. Cross listed as SWRK 363. Prerequisite: Open to Social Work majors having upper division (junior) stading and the permission of their advisor and the course instructor. Open to Criminal Justice majors having upper division (junior) standing and the permission of the advisor. Open to Psychology and Sociology majors having upper division (junior) standing and the permission of their advisor and the course instructor.

Hours
3