Theme: “What Works?” Keynote Speaker: John Van Groningen Proposed Workshops: Understanding Prisoners Church with ex-offenders The Inside on Chaplaincy Self Care Suicide prevention Aboriginal Prisoners Supporting Children of Prisoners Sporting Activities in Prison Where: Enjoy Church, 41 Lance Road, Sunshine … Continue reading
If you were needing affirmation that your visits to a prisoner are worthwhile take a look at the following www.philanthropycapital.org/downloads/pdf/Investing%20in%20family%20ties.pdf www.doc.state.mn.us/publications/documents/11-11MNPrisonVisitationStudy.pdf Be encouraged.
28 September 2011 The missing piece in responding to repeat offending is the community that offenders are released into, a Deakin University psychology expert will argue at this week’s Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Conference. Dr Terry Bartholomew, … Continue reading
Please come to this upcoming training day. Five8 will be having an information booth and social enterprise stall. All welcome. Please click on the following link for more information: http://www.prisonfellowship.org.au/_admin/userfiles/Crime%20Free%20Society%2020th%20Aug%20Flyer(1).pdf Participants should register A.S.A.P.
When the Five8 team conduct workshops we often brainstorm with trainees what they think a person needs when they get out of prison, and their answers are spot on. A safe place to live, a meaningful job, friends, life-giving activities to fill in … Continue reading