Since the inception of canine training programs in correctional facilities during the 1980s, evidence of effectiveness has been unexplored, leaving the questions of correctional staff and researchers alike unanswered. Systematic research exploring the long term effects of such programming has been scant; however, anecdotal reports from inmates, correctional employees, and recipients of inmate-trained service dogs have been copious and overwhelmingly positive.
|Publisher||Massachusetts Department of Correction, Office of Strategic Planning and Research|
|Institution||Massachusetts Department of Correction|
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