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Undergraduate | GRF-CCJ303 | 2024

Rehabilitating Offenders

Previously GRF-CCJ33

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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Rehabilitating Offenders

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. describe and evaluate current approaches to offender risk and needs assessment
    2. explain the principles of effective offender rehabilitation
    3. describe evidence-based interventions for youth and adult offenders
    4. identify the strengths and limitations of individual-level interventions with youth and adult offenders
    5. utilise electronic literature databases to locate research reports on specific topics concerning offender rehabilitation
    6. evaluate empirical studies on the effectiveness of psychological interventions with youth and adult offenders.

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-CCJ33 (Not currently available)


This is not an introductory subject. You should complete a number of other first and/or second year subjects. Students who have completed more than 2 OUA units (GPA 4.0+) and are planning on completing the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice are strongly encouraged to enrol in the degree. Part of this process will involve registering your study plan with Griffith University, which will help to ensure that you are studying the required units.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Student feedback

5 student respondents between 25 Aug - 1 Sept 2023.

80%of students felt the study load was manageable

100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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