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Changing Prison Culture and The Missing Link to Reentry

Significant advances in reducing recidivism have been made with Second Chances Act and Justice Reinvestment Act funding. The focus inmost of these funded programs has been on pre-incarceration diversion and services and post-release services, which are critically important. These include drug courts, veteran treatment courts, Stepping Up, mental health diversion, Ban the Box, government IDs, reducing technical parole/probation violations, etc.

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The Neuroscience Behind TACT Trainings

The Neuroscience Behind TACT Trainings Download the Article In order to understand the process by which the immersive-experiential methodology impacts attitude, it may be helpful to explain how the brain works [as we understand it today] and how attitudes are...

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Changing Prison Culture; TACT and AVP

The punitive culture in our correctional system has produced expanding budgets and high levels of recidivism –both indications of a failed system. There have been attempts at changing negative prison cultures, but few have succeeded. One training design has proven itself with staff development training as well as inmate rehabilitation; it is the Attitude Transformation Model Training. Research proven, this model has been shown to be effective in a number of prison systems. The rationale for its success and examples of its impact are reviewed in this article.

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The New Generation Staff Development Training for Prisons

The security and safety of any correctional facility is directly and inextricably linked to the health and maturity of its internal working culture. The culture of a facility describes how staff interact with each other, with inmates, with outside people, etc. The more mature the internal culture, the higher the morale, productivity, creativity, teamwork [trust and cooperation], communication and institutional control.

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The New Generation Staff Development Training For Government

The productivity and quality of work in any organization/agency/department is directly and inextricably linked to the health and maturity of its internal working culture. The culture of an organization describes how staff interact with each other, with other departments, with outside people, etc. The more mature the internal culture, the higher the morale, productivity, creativity, communication, teamwork [trust and cooperation] and the more pleasant and stress-free the working environment. An organization can be seen as a macrocosm of an individual, and just as with individuals, organizations grow and mature.

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