Education, vocational training and employment are the focus of much of this issue.  There is extensive information on the Group Therapy program including a current and future syllabus.  One article details the biblical interpretation of Alcoholics Anonymous’ Twelve Steps and another profiles the work done by John Howard, the 18th century prison reformer.  Youthful offenders are also discussed in this issue.

KEYWORDS: NES (National Employment Service), Special Placement Unit, The State of Prisons, recidivist, youthful offenders, “New Deal”, sick parade, “first-timers”, Vocational Training Centre

Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle