The Trials and Tribulations of Implementing What Works: Training Rarely Trumps Values


The article analyzes the professional situation of employees dealing with professional tasks in the field of resocialization, starting from various stages of professional development. According to the author, there are many rehabilitation people who excellently perform their duties and are concerned about the broader structural issues that prevent curatorial supervision and conditional release as appropriate forms of work with charges and should be generally recognized components ensuring public safety and justice within the system orchard-penitentiary. Working in this profession requires commitment and great responsibility and sensitivity, if we actually assume an offer of assistance, while among employees there are people who do not work in this type of professional tasks. It is important that individual values are consistent with practices based on responsible actions aimed at reducing recidivism, and compulsory training for staff can help to educate competent specialists. Too often, however, core values are ignored when making decisions about employment and assessing the effectiveness of employees related to social rehabilitation institutions.


organizational capital; recidivism rates; ; professional experience; professional career

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Published : 2018-02-16

Paparozzi, M. (2018). The Trials and Tribulations of Implementing What Works: Training Rarely Trumps Values. Polish Journal of Social Rehabilitation, (14), 187-203.

Mario A. Paparozzi 

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