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NREPP Correctional Therapeutic Community (CTC) Incarcerated Parents. Criminal and Addictive Thinking Workbook Revised. Show Less >> Criminal & Addictive Thinking Explore the distorted thinking patterns at the root of addiction and criminal behavior About the second edition of A New Direction We are proud to introduce the second edition of A New Direction.

Criminal and Addictive Thinking Workbook Revised

Hazelden's pioneering treatment program specifically for criminal justice professionals is now better than ever! With a streamlined format, updated information, and an affordable price, this revised version of A New Direction is sure to make a positive impact in your residential substance abuse treatment program or with any of your law-involved clients. A New Direction is a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral therapy treatment program that trains chemically dependent offenders to challenge their thinking in order to change their criminal and addictive behavior patterns.

About the New Streamlined Format You no longer need to decide between the "long term" version versus the "short term" version of this popular program. Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google. Marc Mauer and Sabrina Jones: The Graphic Retelling of Race to Incarcerate. TEDx in prison: 3 great talks from TEDxMarionCorrectional. Last month, we told you all about the TEDx events held in correctional facilities around the world, staged by people committed to changing the culture of incarceration.

TEDx in prison: 3 great talks from TEDxMarionCorrectional

One of these distinctive TEDx events took place in Marion, Ohio, on September 16. TEDxMarionCorrectional brought together speakers from both inside and outside the prison walls, including members of the administration, to talk on the theme “A Life Worth Living.” But perhaps most interesting? That many of the speakers were the inmates themselves. Below, find some of the powerful stories from this event about the importance of personal transformation and the strength that comes with community. David Butler II: The boy next-door In this talk, David Butler II shares a harrowing story of the path that led him to prison.

Gary Mohr: Systematic sense of hope 1 out of 4 the world’s imprisoned population is incarcerated in the United States. Adam Foss: A prosecutor's vision for a better justice system. Prison Map. Prison Legal News - Dedicated to Protecting Human Rights. Prison Terminal. In Prison My Whole Life. Prison Mindfulness Institute » POF Port. Freedom to Change. The film, Path of Freedom, explores an innovative approach to rehabilitating prisoners at John J.

Freedom to Change

Moran Medium Security Facility, a Rhode Island men's prison. Fleet Maull, a former inmate and founder of the Prison Mindfulness Institute (PMI), teaches basic meditation techniques at Moran, empowering prisoners to take responsibility for their lives. In 1989, while serving a 14.5-year mandatory minimum prison sentence for drug smuggling, Maull founded the PMI and led a twice-weekly meditation group in the prison chapel. Today, his focus includes programs for prison guards and administrators to help transform the corrections system as a whole.

According to a 2014 National Research Council report, United States incarceration rates have more than quadrupled in the last four decades, bringing the effectiveness and growing costs of our prison system under increasing scrutiny. The pursuit of justice. Now playing In an engaging and personal talk — with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks — human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America's justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a third of the country's black male population has been incarcerated at some point in their lives.

The pursuit of justice

These issues, which are wrapped up in America's unexamined history, are rarely talked about with this level of candor, insight and persuasiveness.

Prisoner Express

Living SMART From Prison to PhD. Ethan Nadelmann: Why we need to end the War on Drugs. The Lady Lifers: A moving song from women in prison for life. PRX-Prison Poetry Workshop (there's a series-check it out!) Behind Bars (Hour Long Version) by With Good Reason on PRX. Details From Tolstoy to Lermontov, the program that’s putting the Russian classics to work—in a juvenile detention center.

Behind Bars (Hour Long Version) by With Good Reason on PRX

(View Full Description) PRX- Incarcerated Parents. Youth: School-to-Prison Pipeline. Details The School-to-Prison Pipeline is a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems.

Youth: School-to-Prison Pipeline

Series » Incarcerated Youth Speak Out. Podcasts. Playlists » Prison. “As a non lawyer, you cannot pretend to be a lawyer for somebody else,” said Charles Carbonne, a prisoners rights attorney based in San Francisco.

Playlists » Prison

“If you’re a free citizen, you got to go to law school, pass the bar if you wanna pretend to be a lawyer. Except if you’re in prison. Jailhouse lawyers usually begin by investigating their own cases. That’s usually how most jailhouse lawyers cut their teeth. They dig into their case, usually reading volumes of cases, criminal cases” Carbonne is one of the few lawyers outside of prison who will represent people behind bars pro bono or for free after they’ve been convicted. Carbonne explains that in America, once you’ve been tried, convicted and sentenced to prison, at that point, you lose your right to an attorney who is provided by and paid for by the state. “There are very few lawyers or firms that provide pro bono parole appeal representation,” Carbonne says, sitting in his second floor, bare brick office, “very, very few. How Prisons Rip Off and Exploit the Incarcerated (1/2)

Bio Chris Hedges, whose column is published Mondays on Truthdig , spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans.

How Prisons Rip Off and Exploit the Incarcerated (1/2)

He has reported from more than 50 countries and has worked for The Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio, The Dallas Morning News and The New York Times, for which he was a foreign correspondent for 15 years. Prison Planet.com. A Mother Battling Addiction. Prisons, Princes and Playgrounds. Extras from this episode: Listen to the full, uncut hour at PRX.

Prisons, Princes and Playgrounds

Crime and Forgiveness (Re-aired 12/31) Behind the Stories: The Moth Radio Hour Extras.

Crime and Forgiveness (Re-aired 12/31)

Serving Life - Trailer - OWN Documentary Club - Oprah Winfrey Network. WASHINGTON WATCH: Danny Glover On His New Documentary "The House I Live In" And The War On Drugs. Lost For Life: Children Locked Away In America.