Discuss and provide examples of how evidence-based principles or programs have demonstrated positive results.

In recent years, there has been great debate regarding the effectiveness of incarceration and various rehabilitative programs. Based on your research and readings, write an essay on the effectiveness of incarceration, identifying what has worked and what has not worked. Discuss and provide examples of how evidence-based principles or programs have demonstrated positive results.
The purpose is to research and demonstrate an understanding of critical Corrections theories and/or principles. The essays will enable you to practice research, writing, and citing in preparation for the assigned research paper.You are expected to write professionally with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar, developing your topic and providing solid examples for our readings, your own research, or your own experiences to back up your statements. The paper must include 3 references (outside the course text), with at least one reference from a peer-reviewed/scholarly academic journal (highlight in bold type the titles of the peer reviewed articles in the reference list). You should avoid writing in first person. All papers must be in .doc, pdf, or .rtf format.The length of each essay should be a minimum of 500 words of meaningful discussion (title page and reference page do not count as part of the word count). You must adhere to APA style (although you will not be required to provide an abstract). Your work should be double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, with 1-inch margins all around.All papers will be evaluated for originality and you are not allowed to turn in papers for this course that have been used previously in another course (even if it is from taking this very course during a previous session).