Maladaptive Behavior & Psychopathology | FP6005 BLA | FL212 Module 4 Assignment 1
November 27, 2012
MODULE 2 – ASSIGNMENT 3 2 On December 4, 2012 at 9:30 am, I will be touring the Hennepin County Adult Correctional Facility. The address of the facility is: 1145 Shenandoah Lane
Plymouth, MN 55447
The Hennepin County Adult Correctional Facility (ACF) is part of the County Rehabilitation system. Other facilities include, an Adult Detention Center, a Public Safety Facility (jails), a Juvenile Detention Center and a Juvenile County Home School. The ACF is the most secure of the facilities which houses 477 convicted individuals (399 men and 78 women) all of which are serving sentences that are less than a year for both felony and misdemeanor offenses. The facility also provides selected adult and juvenile offenders the opportunity to serve their sentences in a residential setting through their Electronic Home Monitoring System. Through all of its facilities the system can serve approximately 6,000 offenders a year. The ACF, or ‘Workhouse’, as it is commonly known, has a primary purpose in rehabilitating offenders through occupational and vocational initiatives. At the facility offenders receive educational , vocational, and employment training, medical and psychological care, and
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restorative services such as, violence prevention, reparations and cognitive skills...