Circles Presentation.Pdf, 2017 Butler University
Circles Presentation.Pdf, Brandie M. Oliver
Brandie M. Oliver
Dsj Editors’ Introduction To The Mass Incarceration Issue: Adult Educators, Prison, And Re-Entry Education, 2017 Troy University
Dsj Editors’ Introduction To The Mass Incarceration Issue: Adult Educators, Prison, And Re-Entry Education, Rodney Maiden, Joni Schwartz
Publications and Research
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Grow Where You Are Planted: The Use Of Gardening As Offender Rehabilitation In Prison, 2017 Eastern Kentucky University
Grow Where You Are Planted: The Use Of Gardening As Offender Rehabilitation In Prison, Kendahl Verna Granger
Online Theses and Dissertations
Being outdoors is an integral part of our lives, even as we are experiencing rapid urbanization. Research shows that nature and purposeful work in it have a profound effect on physical and mental health. What, then, about prison inmates? They often do not have the opportunity to engage in nature or enjoyable, outdoor tasks. One way in which this could be remedied is through the use of prison horticulture or garden programs. Prison horticulture is a productive, outdoors activity in which inmates raise gardens that would benefit their group, facility, or the community. In the process, prisoners learn about gardening …
Chopping For Change, 2016 Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
Chopping For Change, Andrea Lindsay
Learning Showcase 2016: A Celebration of Discovery, Transformation and Success
Of the 27.5% of returning citizens who recidivated in Ohio in 2015, how many re-offended because they felt they had no other way of supporting themselves or their families?
- For over 40 years, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (Cleveland, OH) has been providing re-entry services, including job training, for individuals returning from incarceration.
- 90% of those who graduate from LMM's job readiness programs, many of whom have a history with the criminal justice system, go on to find long-term employment.
- Yet for those recently released from prison, waiting to earn an income until completing a training program can be a significant challenge.
Addiction & Trauma Considerations For Women In Reentry, 2016 Arizona State University
Addiction & Trauma Considerations For Women In Reentry, Natasha Mendoza, Andrea N. Cimino, Kami Kunz, Randy Shively
Learning Showcase 2016: A Celebration of Discovery, Transformation and Success
Research shows that more than 92°/o of our individuals who complete the residential program stay out of the criminal justice system after one year. As part of Alvis Residential programs, a comprehensive range of evidence-based programs and services are delivered to help individuals who are transitioning from the corrections system back into the community. Alvis provides these services in a safe, supportive environment, so that individuals receive the guidance they need to navigate the challenges of finding employment and reconnecting with family members.
Elaine Parsons Interview, 2016 Bucknell University
Elaine Parsons Interview, Jennifer Thomson
Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews Elaine Parsons, assistant professor of History at Duquesne University. Thomson and Parsons discuss Parsons' work with the Elsinore-Bennu Think Tank for Restorative Justice at the State Correctional Institute in Pittsburgh. Parsons describes inmate involvement with the think tank, courses the group designed, essays written by the men imprisoned, and she defines restorative justice.
Norway's Prison System: Investigating Recidivism And Reintegration, 2016 Coastal Carolina University
Norway's Prison System: Investigating Recidivism And Reintegration, Meagan Denny
Bridges: A Journal of Student Research
Recidivism rates are high in most Western countries and, as prisons in these countries become overcrowded, the resources meant to enhance reintegration of inmates into society can be inadequate or nonexistent. On the other hand, Norway has one of the lowest recidivism rates among Western nations, at approximately 20 percent. Norway also has, along with other Scandinavian countries, a unique approach to its prison system. This paper discusses the exceptionalism associated with Norway's prison system and explores the reasons behind its low recidivism rates, with a focus on the encouragement of reintegration of inmates into society. With the educational opportunities …
Shared Spaces, Shared Learning: University/Corrections Partnerships That Transform Thinking, 2016 Portland State University
Shared Spaces, Shared Learning: University/Corrections Partnerships That Transform Thinking, Deborah Smith Arthur, Amy Spring
University Studies Faculty Publications and Presentations
By partnering with correctional facilities, institutions of higher education are well positioned to create shared learning communities that provide profound educational experiences. Portland State University offers several courses involving university/corrections partnerships; these courses meet inside carceral institutions. This article highlights three of these courses and the shared learning spaces they involve. We address the negotiating of these partnerships, development of the courses, and the creation, maintenance and outcomes of these complex learning environments.
Simulations In Prisons, 2015 Concordia University - Portland
Simulations In Prisons, Kim Read
The Interaction Effects Of Subjective And Structural Factors On Crime Among Formerly Incarcerated Males, 2015 University of Denver
The Interaction Effects Of Subjective And Structural Factors On Crime Among Formerly Incarcerated Males, Christopher Alvin Veeh
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
The high rate of recidivism in the over 600,000 individuals who return from incarceration each year is an important social problem facing U.S. society and the criminal justice system. Efforts undertaken so far early in the 21st century to address the problem of recidivism in the formerly incarcerated, particularly prison reentry programs, have produced disappointing results at reducing the rate of recidivism. Therefore, there is a need to identify new ways for prison reentry programs to reduce recidivism among individuals recently returned from prison, and social work with its person-in-environment perspective can make an important contribution through conducting research to …
Voices From Inside: Preliminary Results Of A Transformational Justice Art Program For Incarcerated Youth, 2014 Franklin University
Voices From Inside: Preliminary Results Of A Transformational Justice Art Program For Incarcerated Youth, Karen Miner-Romanoff
Learning Showcase 2014
Few art programs for incarcerated juveniles exist; however, results of assessments indicate decreased recidivism and behavior problems for those involved in such programs. This paper reports on a preliminary study, part of a long term study based on the concept of restorative justice, of an ongoing art program for incarcerated adolescents with community exhibits and sale of their work, with proceeds to a youth-oriented foundation. The Voices from Inside project, a partnership between Franklin University and the Ohio Department of Youth Services, has sponsored two exhibits, in 2012 and 2013, with the third planned for fall 2014. From 18 youths’ …
The Influences On Job Search Behaviors Among Convicted Felons With Substance Abuse Disorders, 2013 California State University, San Bernardino
The Influences On Job Search Behaviors Among Convicted Felons With Substance Abuse Disorders, Anthony Raymond Saldana
Theses Digitization Project
This study examined job search intensity among felony-convicted, substance-abusing individuals who have been court mandated to attend community based treatment. Drug courts provide counseling and other services to help convicted felons become productive members of society. Studies show that if released prisoners become employed, they are less likely to return to prison.
The Inmate Code: The Stories Lived And The Stories Told Of Men Behind Bars, 2013 Eastern Illinois University
The Inmate Code: The Stories Lived And The Stories Told Of Men Behind Bars, Pauline Matthey
Using Coordinated Management of Meaning, this study links socialization and identification with the intricate levels of the inmate code that male prisoners live by, or live with anyway, while being incarcerated. In doing so, the research showed that the more highly identified to the inmate code a prisoner is, the less likely he is to have a desire to coordinate the meaning of his stories lived with the stories told of others. Furthermore, this project uncovered a characteristic of metamorphosis, the TRAP, or Temporary Relapse Alluding to the Past. TRAP takes place when prisoners who have developed the ability to …