The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Outlook – December 1988 - December 1988

Release description:

This issue features an extensive article outlining the sex offender treatment program at Regional Psychiatric Centre Pacific.  The article examines the steps involved in the program as well as the criteria for participation.  Another article summarizes the findings of a study on prisoner coping strategies, including the effects of incarceration on coping behaviour and the implications for corrections institutes.  Also in this issue find information on preparing for release regarding application for identification, unemployment insurance benefits, medical coverage, bonding, and border crossing permit.

KEYWORDS: sex offender, employment, coping strategies, Coping, Behaviour, and Adaptation in Prison Inmates, National Parole Board

Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle