The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

354 results for ‘Rehabilitative- Reformative Programs’ found

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(October 1974) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on educating more prisoners in trades, the benefits of meditation, and a look at both the Marital Counselling Program and the UNISON group. KEYWORDS:  Jaycees, Pen Pals, Marital... Read More

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(September/October 1975) released from Springhill Institution

This issue of the Communicator includes an editorial on how the paper came to be, an article on capital punishment, a piece about prison diarists, and a call for penal reforms by Jesuit prison chaplains.... Read More

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(1984) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes writing on what it means to be a warrior, the increase in prisoner deaths by suicide, perspective on involuntary transfers, lack of adherence to the convict code, women and... Read More

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(1981) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes reprinted articles on the issue of mandatory 25-year sentences, the misconception that imprisonment is the only option, providing education to young offenders to prevent future... Read More

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(November 1972) released from British Columbia Penitentiary

This issue of Open Doors primarily includes an update of how the Alcoholics Anonymous is fairing and personal letters from members. KEYWORDS: Alcoholics Anonymous, Open Door Group Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

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(1998) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains a significant amount of short fiction and other writings. There is also a reprinted article that criticizes Case Management Teams and the programs they put prisoners into and... Read More

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(December 1970) released from St-Vincent-de- Paul Institution

Ce numéro n’est pas indexé. Approximately three quarters of this issue of Exodus is in French. English pieces include an opinion piece on the necessity of developing thought, an article on the benefits... Read More

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(October/November 1970) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue of The Beacon includes pieces on the need for women to be brought into prisons to combat homosexual acts, the need for sex, drug, and alcohol education in schools and homes, and the need for... Read More

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(July/August 1970) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue of the Beacon includes many articles on how to set up acceptable day parole, touching on public perception of prisoners, punishment versus rehabilitation, and positive statistics from Drumheller... Read More

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(May 1970) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This shorter version of The Beacon includes an article demystifying psychology and explaining its therapeutic benefits to prisoners. Also included is an editorial on the function and purpose of The Beacon,... Read More

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(March 1986) released from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

SUMMARY: This issue includes a reprint on prison stresses and their implications, a sports update, news from the Inmate Committee, and proposed changes to the CSC decision-making process. KEYWORDS: John... Read More

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(July 1975) released from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

This issue contains a highlight of the new prison hospital, an open letter to the five district court judges of Alberta, and a critique of hiring outside workers instead of prisoners to do prison projects.... Read More

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(February 1975) released from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

This issue of Off the Wall includes an introduction to the Person T(w)o Person Program, and explains programs available through Social Development. KEYWORDS:  Person T(w)o Person Program Coded by: Kate... Read More

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(March 2010) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: This issue features an update following the Inmate Welfare Committee’s meeting, the lowering of the CSC’s budget for rehabilitative programs, the availability of entry level trades college... Read More

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(February 2010) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: The issue includes a call for volunteers for a health services program, sports news, the upcoming agenda for the Inmate Welfare Committee meeting, and excerpts from a speech given by a National... Read More