THE GENERAL PRACTICE IN SOCIAL WORK TO REDUCE CRIME

Abstract

The study aimed at identifying the reality of general practices in social work to reduce crime, and to identify principles adopted in the general practice of social work and the roles of general practitioner (social worker) in social work and its role in reducing crime. The study sample consisted of (270) inmates as participants in to the study of (2700). The study relied on tools such as (observation, interview, questionnaire) and statistical methods such as (the Arithmetic means and standard deviation), and the researcher used methods such as (social survey methodology, historical approach, and statistical approach. The results of this study have reached several conclusions: The inculcation of social values among prisoners contributes to reducing crime, also (Increasing the productive capacity of prisoners reduces their criminal behavior and also Filling prisoners’ leisure contributes to the reduction of their criminal behavior.