Category: EDUCATION & PROGRAMS

S*HIP PROGRM FOR PRISONERS (part 8)

SEEING SUCCESS BEFORE YOU BEGIN: “S*HIP PROECT” This type of program is important as we teach people about anxiety and how to expand their comfort zones. We would like to share with Prisoners how to visualize success in there minds before they go through the actual experience. So, […]

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PRISON AS GONE TO THE DOGS

Never would I have thought I would be living with dog in prison. Here I am after 18 years being tought how to care for something other then myself. Its like a new sense of responsibility. I have to say I have never been this responsible. I have […]

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S*HIP PROGRAM FOR DISABLED PRISONERS

So I thought I sould share with you this progam I am building. WHAT IS S*HIP: The word S*HIP is an acronym for “Self-Esteem for the Handicaped Inside Prison” This would be a volunteer based program for the physically and/or emotioally disabled-cronically and even termanally ill prisoners. S*HIP […]

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BITTERSWEET

This day was a bittersweet day. A day that we as Roots of Success instructors have now grown all too accustomed to. The day was bitter because we were reminded of the sobering fact of this communion. The fact that this day meant the end of our journey […]

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Prison Dog Program

Today is a sad day form me. I have to go give the puppy I have been training to its new family. I will never see him again. He has been such a joy to train and work with. I have been in the dog program here at […]

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Making Progress

I’ve mentioned before that I’m currently doing a correspondance course to become a certified Victim Advocate , and I just turned in my first assignment on Monday . Now I’m on chapters 3 & 4 , and chapter 3’s assignments are I have to explain the pros and […]

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EDUCATION IN PRISON

There’s a term in economics called opportunity cost. It’s what you miss out on when you choose to do one particular thing over another. E.g., if you pass on overtime at work to do something person, the opportunity cost would be the extra money you would have earned. […]

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EDUCATION IN PRISON

There aren’t education opportunities in prison for most people, despite programs. I’m fortunate enough to be in a good one myself, for technical design and computer drafting. But even aside from “official” programs, there is essentially no limit to what we can achieve in educating ourselves alone. All […]

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EDUCATION IN PRISON

It never fails in this place; there is always a chorus of anti-intellectual nonsense, people saying, “What’s the point of that, I’m never going to need it in my life.” Yes, because education is very underrated. All of those successful people in life got that way by spurning […]

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