The sensible choice: Family and consumer sciences in correctional education



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Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) is a field of study based in the human sciences with a mission to improve the lives of individuals, families and communities through training, education and advocacy. FCS is defined as “the comprehensive body of knowledge that helps people make informed decisions about their well being, relationships and resources to achieve optimal quality of life.” The curriculum taught through FCS education closely aligns with the educational needs of the incarcerated members of the American population.


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Family and Consumer Sciences, Correctional Education, Prisoners


Roberson, K. L. (2015, November/December). The sensible choice: Family and consumer sciences in correctional education. Corrections Today, 42-45.