The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Mountain Echo – May 1989 - May 1989

  • Name:The Mountain Echo – May 1989
  • Date:May 1989
  • Institution: Mission Medium Security Institution
  • Topics: Correctional Policies, Human Rights, Mental Health, Parole/Mandatory Release, Rehabilitative- Reformative Programs, Religion and Spirituality,
  • Release Description:

    This issue starts off with a look at the wording of the mission statement and what it means for prisoners. From there, a wide range of topics are covered, from a look at a suit by prisoners against the CSC for a lack of psychological treatment, ways psychologists try to predict behavior, and what prisoners are entitled to in regards to the Canadian Pension Plan. Also included are articles concerning day parole and parole board mistakes, as well as a personal story about joining Narcotics Anonymous.

    KEYWORDS: Mission Statement, MMPI, Narcotics Anonymous, Canadian Pension Plan

    Coded by: Joe Lanaway