Rehabilitation Programs for Offenders With Mental Defects Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 18 USCS § 4247 [Title 18. Crimes and criminal procedure; Part III; Prisons and Prisoners; Chapter 313. Offenders with Mental Disease or Defect], the term "rehabilitation program" as used in relation to offenders with mental disease or defects includes:

(A) basic educational training that will assist the individual in understanding the society to which he will return and that will assist him in understanding the magnitude of his offense and its impact on society;

(B) vocational training that will assist the individual in contributing to, and in participating in, the society to which he will return;

(C) drug, alcohol, and sex offender treatment programs, and other treatment programs that will assist the individual in overcoming a psychological or physical dependence or any condition that makes the individual dangerous to others; and

(D) organized physical sports and recreation programs.