Posted: January 19th, 2023
Corrections in America | CJAD320-F2WW-P21
Diversion in Corrections Discussion
Mon, Feb 22
Wed, Feb 24
Points available: 25
Not yet graded.
To assess your ability to discuss the purpose and rationale for diversion programs.
In this assignment, you are required to explain the purpose of diversion in corrections. You will also
select a diversion program and discuss its strengths and weaknesses, and whether the program is
successful or unsuccessful.
You are to create a posting to the discussion, “Diversion in Corrections”, and then respond to at least
two of your classmates’ postings. For you to have ample time to read your classmates’ postings and
respond to them, your initial post must be completed by Wednesday while your follow-up to your
classmate’s posting must be completed by Sunday.
To successfully complete the assignment, you are expected to read and study key points and all
assigned readings for this week. It is also highly recommended that you familiarize yourself with the
grading criteria provided. The grading criteria contain information on how your assignment will be
graded by your professor. Ensure you cover all relevant information expected of you in the
1. Complete all required readings prior to working on this assignment.
2. In 2-3 paragraphs, address the following:
Explain the purpose of diversion in corrections.
Identify a diversion program and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the program
Explain why you believe the program is either successful or unsuccessful.
3. By Wednesday at 11:59 PM ET, post your initial response on the discussion topic,
“Diversion in Corrections”. Go to the Toolbox and click Discuss to display the discussion tool
and make a post.
4. Read your classmates’ postings.
5. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Sunday at 11:59 PM ET.
Note: Your response to your classmate’s posting is required to be substantive (approximately
50-100 words, minimum). “Good job”, “I agree”, “Nice work”, “Way to go” are not
appropriate answers. A substantive response either expands the point(s) made in the initial
posting; provides your interpretation or reaction to the initial posting; asks for more
information, shares your experience, or recommendations; or identifies additional resources,
references, websites, information, etc.
6. Follow these Discussion Guidelines when replying to postings made by your classmates.
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By Wednesday at 11:59 PM ET, post your initial response on the discussion, “Diversion in
Corrections”. By Sunday at 11:59 PM ET, post your response(s) to your classmates’ postings.
Content: The information provided is accurate; the breadth and depth of information is
appropriate the student presents supporting material and evidence; the student cites resources
using APA format: 0 – 12 points
Effectiveness: Points of information are communicated successfully; analysis, integration,
synthesis of the information, and critical exploration of topic provides context and
connections (beyond just the presentation of accurate facts, thought has been applied in these
ways): 0 – 8 points
Dialog: The learner provides a substantive response to at least one other posted discussion
question: 0 – 5 points
Estimated time for completion: 1.5 hour(s)
Title: Diversion in CorrectionsDescription:
In 2-3 paragraphs, address the following:
1. Explain the purpose of diversion in corrections.
2. Identify a diversion program and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the program.
3. Explain why you believe the program is either successful or unsuccessful.
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