Rehabilitation has been a popular topic in criminal justice for a long time. Some argue that those who commit the crime need to be punished for their actions and treatment is ineffective. However, others argue that rehabilitation programs are necessary. Especially, for those who will be released after their time served. Others who have committed crimes, may even be enrolled in a rehabilitation program, rather than serve jail time. After completing your Written Response Assignment, consider what you have learned about rehabilitation programs.
In at least 250-words discuss whether you think rehabilitation programs are effective. Why or what not? Be sure to include specific examples of programs you believe to be more or less effective.