Correctional Functions and Goals [WLOs: 1, 2] [CLOs: 1, 2]
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapter 1 Correctional Aims and Correctional Systems from the textbook. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from any required material or other scholarly resources and properly cite any references.
In this discussion,
- Examine the pros and cons from four of six major correctional aims or goals of sentencing from your Stojkovic and Lovell (2019) textbook.
- Compare and contrast at least one function of a historical correctional system with at least one function of a contemporary correctional system.
- Describe correctional system functions that relate to (select at least one)
- rehabilitation, treatment, or
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts. Respond to at least two of them by Day 7. In your responses, identify which goal or aim of sentencing has the best chance of success in the next 20 years. Support your claims with examples from any required material or other scholarly resources and properly cite any references. Remember to follow netiquette when responding to classmates. Information regarding netiquette can be found under the Course Home tab in the About Discussions section. You are encouraged to post your required replies earlier in the week to promote more meaningful and interactive discourse in this discussion forum. Continue to monitor the discussion forum until 5:00 p.m. (mountain time) on Day 7 and respond robustly to anyone who replies to your initial post.