- TOPIC: JUVENILE EDUCATION UPON REENTRY
(Focus on programs that help juveniles get an education upon reentry and then you would compare recidivism statistics with those who did not obtain their education)
FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES:
Provide a general overview of the issue and a specific discussion of your topic.
Provide a critical evaluation of this topic including information that supports and/or disputes current policy and practice. In order to do this, you will need to locate current policy and practice in the form of laws/policies/procedures, etc. I am telling you now that this will be challenging.
Provide a discussion regarding how your topic ‘fits in’ with at least two of the dynamics of offender reentry as outlined in the text (i.e., stigma and public opinion; risk, risk prediction, and recidivism; resilience and desistance; risk management and risk reduction; and the community. Do not overlook the need for a comprehensive discussion here. The idea is for you to critically link these dynamics with your topic.
Provide an analysis on how best to improve/address this topic, including providing an example of ‘best practices’ (if they exist). Whether best practice exists or not, you must develop 5 specific policy suggestions on how to address this issue.