The strengths or empowerment approach is a crucial part of effective therapy and increasingly articulated in the social work literature (Mullaly, 1993). No matter how little or how much may be expressed at one time, as Weick, Rapp, Sullivan, and Kisthardt (1989) explain, people often have a potential that is not commonly realized. Challenge of Effective Discharge Planning: A Canadian Case STEPHEN GAETZ AND BILL O’GRADY Canada has the fifth‐greatest incarceration rate in the world (Griffiths, 2007).1 Over the past several decades, we have seen calls for reforms to the criminal justice system that emphasize harsher prison sentences. This

May 05, 2017 · Canadian Filmmaker Explores American Prison System’s Long Reach May 5, 2017 | BY Craig Phillips POSTED IN Politics & Government MORE ABOUT The Prison in Twelve Landscapes The Bureau's drug abuse treatment strategy has grown and changed as advances have occurred in substance treatment programs. Staff members have maintained their expertise in treatment programming by monitoring and incorporating improvements in the treatment and correctional programs literature, research, and effective evidence-based practices. It seems that prisons aren’t effective in reducing crime as the CSEW statistics show the crime rate is actually annually increasing. The crime rate does not reduce, despite putting criminals in prison, but it also does not reduce due to the high recidivist rate.