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Title: OREGON - CORRECTIONS EDUCATION COMMISSION - REPORT, 1974
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Oregon Corrections Education Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 258
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Oregon Corrections Education Cmssn
OR
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: IF REHABILITATION EFFORTS IN THE FIELD OF CORRECTIONS IS TO BE EFFECTIVE, CORRECTIONS EDUCATION MUST BE REALIZED TO CONSIST OF THREE INTERRELATED COMPONENTS: CLIENT EDUCATION, STAFF EDUCATION, AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION.
Abstract: THIS REPORT IS THE PRODUCT OF A STUDY BY THE OREGON STATE CORRECTIONS EDUCATION COMMISSION WHICH WAS CREATED FOR THIS PURPOSE. THE CENTRAL CONCLUSION OF THE STUDY IS SAID TO BE THAT THE PRINCIPAL CAUSES AND CURES OF CRIMINAL DEVIANCY LIE WITHIN THE COMMUNITY, DUE TO STRUCTURAL IMPEDIMENTS WHICH EXIST WITHIN SOCIETY AND SERVE TO LIMIT THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF THE CITIZENRY. THE REPORT RECOMMENDS THAT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF CORRECTIONS EDUCATION PROGRAMS BE VESTED WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, THE STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE CORRECTIONS DIVISION. ALSO RECOMMENDED IS THE CREATION OF A CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS EDUCATION CONSORTIUM THAT WOULD EMBRACE AND INTERRELATE RELEVANT OFFERINGS IN POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A THREE-YEAR IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM OF COMMUNITY EDUCATION TO BE SEEN AS THE PRELIMINARY STEP IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ON-GOING COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM WITHIN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIELD. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel; Corrections education; Oregon; Public education; Rehabilitation
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