Assignment 1: Treatment or Punishment

Assignment 1: Treatment or Punishment
There is an ongoing debate between those who feel that the purpose of the correctional system should be to rehabilitate offenders and those who believe that the system should focus on punishment. On the basis of this debate, correctional professionals have proposed two correction models—the rehabilitation (or treatment) model and the crime control (or punishment) model.

Submission Details:

By the due date assigned, in a minimum of 250 words, post to the Discussion Areayour response to the following:

With the current cost of corrections in the U.S. do you believe that incapacitation or rehabilitation is the correct path to take to solve the problem?
Use both the textbook and reputable outside resources from the Internet and Argosy University online library resources to locate the laws, statutes, and cases. 

Through the end of the module, read and respond to at least two of your classmates' posts. Identify the points which you agree with as well as the ideas that you had not previously thought about.

Discussion Grading Criteria and Rubric

Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsQuality of initial posting, including fulfillment of assignment instructions16Quality of responses to classmates12Frequency of responses to classmates4Reference to supporting readings and other materials4Language and grammar4Total:40

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