Rehabilitation In Prisons

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Rehabilitation in prisons typically does not work because a “one size fits all remedy” isn’t tailored to fit every inmate’s individual need. The notion that some criminals were never habilitated to begin with could be true for some offenders; especially, if an adult raised themselves, without any guidance and support from their family. A person that has never been taught right from wrong and can’t read or write does not have the tools to function successfully in society. However, an offender that has never learned to read or write might benefit from literacy classes while incarcerated. Individuals with addictions might benefit from relapse prevention if they are willing and ready to change. Rehabilitation on other people’s terms, mainly the
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