Instructing and Mentoring Ex-Con University Students in Departments of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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DepartmentSchool of Criminal Justice
Citation of Original PublicationRichard Tewksbury & Jeffrey Ian Ross (2017): Instructing and Mentoring Ex- Con University Students in Departments of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Correction
Recognizing the growing presence of university students who are also ex-cons, this article discusses the challenges of working with such individuals and oﬀers practical suggestions for ways to enhance such interactions. The eﬀects of institutional socialization, cultural diﬀerences, and a range of abilities and motivations presented by ex- con students requires a need to design and implement unique instructional, especially mentoring, approaches that are most likely to be successful.