Rehabilitation as Part of Sentencing

Imagine you work as a case manager at a probation facility. You are training a new case manager on the relationship between sentencing and rehabilitation and how human services plays a role in rehabilitation of justice-involved individuals.

Create an 13- to 20-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation for your trainee. Address the following in your presentation:

  • (1 slide) Provide the title.
  • (1 slide) Introduce the topic.
  • (2 or 3 slides) Describe the sentencing process:
  • How does the sentencing process make it easier for a justice-involved individual to identify their need for rehabilitation?
  • Using examples, how can sentencing persuade individuals into rehabilitation?
  • (2 or 3 slides) Explain what sentencing rehabilitation is.
  • Why should sentencing be a part of the rehabilitation process?
  • (1 or 2 slides) Discuss the role of a case manager in the sentencing process and how case managers should refer individuals to rehabilitation or other services when it is needed.
  • (1 or 2 slides) Discuss the role of the probation manager in the sentencing process.
  • What is a pre-sentencing report? Who gets it? How is it used?
  • (1 or 2 slides) Explain sentencings role in the entire justice process.
  • (2 to 4 slides) Describe 2 evidence-based research studies on a sentencing program or innovative process that supports 1 of the following 4 principles (make sure to define and explain the principle, too):
  • Proportionality
  • Equity
  • Individualization
  • Parsimony
  • (1 slide) Include a references slide for resources.
  • (1 slide) Include a presentation recording link slide, if applicable.

Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed sources.

Presentation Formatting Requirements

Download and review the . This template has been customized to reflect the required components of your presentation and will help you get a better idea of how to organize your presentation so you can focus on the slide content. Inputting your content into this presentation template is optional; you can use presentation software and design layouts of your choice to customize your presentations appearance (e.g., color, images, font). Ensure you have faculty member approval in advance to use other software.

Whether you use the presentation template example or another template of your choice, include the following slides and topics in your presentation:

  • Title
  • Introduction
  • 9 to 16 content slides
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Presentation recording link (if recorded with video software)
APA Formatting Requirements

Include citations either within the slides content or in the speaker notes for the slide on which they are mentioned.

Format citations and references for any sources and images according to APA guidelines.

Use the references slide to list your references.