UMass Medical School Partnering with Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island to Improve Treatment of Substance Use Disorder in Prison Populations
By UMASS Medical School
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From last week:
OVER THE WALL
- Nevada inmate walks away from work detail in Carson City
- Authorities searching for inmate who escaped Trenton facilty
- Correction officer opens church in her Laurelton home
- DOC working to fill prison vacancies
- Miami County jail inmate accused in fellow inmate’s overdose
- Search underway after inmate escapes in Sabine Parish
- Eight Arkansas death row inmates may have to be executed in a single day because hardly anybody is willing to witness them die
- Inmate bites guard; gets 33 more months
- Virginia Department of Corrections College Credit Program Reaping Big Returns
- Head of state’s Long Creek youth correctional facility resigns
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Interviews with Women Currently or Formerly Under Supervision Are Available
National Research on Women in the Justice System Available-Call for Factsheet
Recent Radio Show on Women Returning from Prison at:
Women in the criminal justice system have higher rates of substance abuse, physical and sexual violence, HIV, mental health and unemployment issues per national research. Approximately 7 in 10 women under correctional supervision have minor children.
Who: Current and past women under supervision, The Court Services and Offender
Supervision Agency, the US Attorney’s Office, the US Parole Commission, D.C. Healthy Start
Consortium and the Fairview Residential Reentry Center.
What: Speakers and Information Sessions
Where: Temple of Praise, 700 Southern Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C. 20032
When: Saturday, February 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Why: The Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency and allied organizations have implemented a comprehensive plan to increase services to women offenders. The annual Women’s Re-entry Forum is part of that plan.
Navigating Your Journey:
- Positive Reentry
- Economic Independence
- Education, Training, Employment, Nontraditional Jobs
- Dress for Success
The portal site for “DC Public Safety” is http://media.csosa.gov./ .
The program is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.
This pod cast is brought to you (with permission) by DC Public Safety–Radio Shows, the original live date was January 23, 2014
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