FSA, Productive Activities (PA)

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Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide The Family Programming Series is a 5-part gender-responsive and trauma-informed care curriculum for incarcerated women and men, which is grounded in evidence-based practices of cognitive behavioral therapy; motivational interviewing; the transtheoretical model of behavior change; and interactive journaling. The program is designed to support participants in strengthening family relationships during incarceration and after release. The program consists of a Women’s Family Program Series and a Men’s Family Program Series designed to address the unique challenges faced by offenders and families during incarceration. Components include: changing family dynamics, building a healthy partnership, connecting with family, becoming a caregiver, and parenting skills in prison and beyond. The program also includes interactive activities with family members and interactive videos that can be utilized during visitation to promote healthy family relationships.
Hours 40
Location(s) All Institutions
Needs Addressed Family/Parenting; Cognitions
Program Delivery To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, Family Programming Series must be delivered by the Special Population Program Coordinator, Social Worker, Reentry Affairs Coordinator, Unit Team or volunteers.