The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

354 results for ‘Rehabilitative- Reformative Programs’ found

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(September 2009) released from Drumheller Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: This newsletter features updates from the kitchen, the offering of peer support programs, a list items available to order through a catalogue, news from the library, and information from the finance... Read More

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(Aug/Sep 1985) released from Bowden Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: This issue details the successes of an information and intervention program, news from the chapel, updates from a club focused on communication skills, the outcomes of a fastball tournament, and... Read More

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(Jun/Jly 1985) released from Bowden Institution and Annex

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes information on the grievance system, an interview with the resident chaplain, prisons in exile, criticisms of methods used by police in Alberta, an update on sports in... Read More

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(Winter 1993/1994) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes one prisoner’s thoughts on finding employment, stats on the likelihood of being granted parole, advice on how to better budget your money, the potential causes of climate... Read More

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(1999) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains a list of online resources for job hunting, information on Alcoholics Anonymous, a prison ministry program, and a history of the nativity scene and Santa Claus. Also included... Read More

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(November/December 1975) released from Springhill Institution

This issue of the Communicator includes an in-depth interview with only female Unit Classification Officer working at Springhill, a First Nations tale, and a piece on the necessity of the prisoner committee. KEYWORDS:... Read More

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(October 1974) released from Springhill Institution

This extensive issue contains a lengthy article about “brainwashing” prisoners from Jessica Mitford’s book Kind and Unusual Punishment, information about parole and how the Parole Board... Read More

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(July 1974) released from Springhill Institution

This issue contains an editorial on the need for an easier transition between prison and society, an outline of the Family Visit Day, and pieces on the Accent on Youth program and prisoner sponsorship... Read More

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(January 1975) released from Springhill Institution

This large issue contains a chapter from the working papers of The Law Reform Commission of Canada on restitution, a reprinted article from TIME about behaviour modification, and a report by the prisoners’... Read More

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(February 1975) released from Springhill Institution

This large issue contains a chapter from The Law Reform Commission of Canada working papers about restitution and compensation to victims of crime, and an article by Edgar Z. Friedenberg about psychiatric... Read More

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(August 1974) released from Springhill Institution

This large issue extensively covers the three-day conference of the Atlantic Provinces Corrections and Criminology Association, its group discussions, workshops, and speeches. Also included are articles... Read More

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(Nov 1981) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on mandatory supervision and related statistics from the John Howard Society, a thorough examination of issues surrounding prison education programs, and early parole and other... Read More

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(Jan/Feb 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue reports news of a cabinet decision to reclassify Matsqui as maximum security and explores the problem of overcrowding in maximum security institutions in Canada. Articles examine the... Read More

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(August 1990) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes information on proposed parole reforms, addiction in prison, multiple articles on the death penalty, the need for rehabilitative intervention to prevent people from committing... Read More

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(August 1988) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes a recap of a recent sports weekend, a prisoner’s letter to their mother, a list of manuals available in the library, a reprinted article on the supposed benefits of being... Read More