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  1. Using Reentry Simulations to Promote Changes in Attitude toward Offenders: Experiential Learning to Promote Successful Reentry

    Contributor(s):: Moak, Stacy C., Walker, Jeffery T., Earwood, Martha, Towery, Gabby

  2. Prison Animal Programs: A Brief Review of the Literature

    Contributor(s):: Rhiana Kohl

    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...

  3. The effectiveness of dog-training programs in prison: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature

    Contributor(s):: Cooke, Barbara J., Farrington, David P.

  4. Canines (and Cats!) in Correctional Institutions: Legal and Ethical Issues Relating to Companion Animal Programs

    Contributor(s):: Rebecca J. Huss

    Approximately one in 107 adults in the United States is incarcerated in some type of correctional institution. Effective programs are necessary to address the issues of these inmates. A growing number of correctional facilities allow for companion animals to be integrated into their programs in a...

  5. Voices from behind prison walls: the impact of training service dogs on women in prison

    Contributor(s):: Minton, C. A., Perez, P. R., Miller, K.

    This study investigated the effects that training service dogs had on women in a multi-level security prison in California. Through semi-structured interviews, the inmates discussed the challenges and benefits of involvement in this program. The findings suggested that participation in training...

  6. An exploration of an Equine-Facilitated Learning intervention with young offenders

    Contributor(s):: Hemingway, A., Meek, R., Hill, C. E.

    This research reports a qualitative study to explore the behavioral responses and reflections from Young Offenders undertaking an Equine-Facilitated Learning (EFL) Intervention in prison in the United Kingdom. Learning was facilitated by an instructor, and the participants were taught...

  7. Prison-Based Animal Programs (PAPs) and Mental Health Outcome Measures

    Contributor(s):: Kaitlyn N. Swyers

    The following text will detail the pervasiveness of mental health issues in prisons as a nationwide problem. This provides an important context and poses the urgent research questions of (1) how prisons can realistically attempt to lower the impact of mental health issues that are plaguing more...

  8. The reliability of welfare assessment according to the WelFur-protocol in the nursing period of mink (Neovison vison) is challenged by increasing welfare problems prior to weaning

    Contributor(s):: Henriksen, B. I. F., Moller, S. H.

    The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that the body condition of the mink dam, the frequency of dirty nests, frequency of injuries and diarrhoea change significantly with the day of assessment, post-partum, within the data collection period from parturition to weaning,...

  9. Humanizing Prisons with Animals: A Closer Look at "Cell Dogs" and Horse Programs in Correctional Institutions

    Contributor(s):: Deaton, Christiane

  10. Pound Puppies: The Rehabilitative Uses of Dogs In Correctional Facilities

    Contributor(s):: Harkrader, Todd, Burke, Tod W., Owen, Stephen S.

  11. S.C. inmates teach dogs new tricks

    Contributor(s):: Clayton, Susan L.

  12. Volunteer Brings Puppies And Smiles to Inmates

    Contributor(s):: Buisch, Michele D.

  13. Equine-facilitated prison-based programs within the context of prison-based animal programs: State of the science review

    Contributor(s):: Bachi, Keren

    Equine-facilitated prison programs have become more prevalent and operate in correctional facilities in 13 states throughout the United States. However, there is a deficit of empirical knowledge to guide them. This article reviews 19 studies of prison-based animal programs and centers on patterns...

  14. The Wild Mustang Program: A Case Study in Facilitated Inmate Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Cushing, Judy, Williams, James

    A case study of the Wild Mustang Program, operated 1988-1992 at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility, in which inmate labor operated a horse adoption program. A review of inmate-participants' records, questionnaire data from 25 staff members, & interviews with staff & inmates suggest...

  15. Therapy Dogs of Vermont

    Therapy Dogs of Vermont (TDV) is a non-profit organization of highly-trained dogs and their volunteer handlers. Our handler/canine teams work on the emotional health of hospital patients, students in educational settings, residents of nursing/retirement homes, and correctional facilities. Our...

  16. An animal-assisted therapy intervention with female inmates

    | Contributor(s):: Jasperson, R. A.

  17. Cat therapy as an alternative form of animal-assisted therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Goleman, M., Drozd, L., Karpinski, M., Czyzowski, P.

  18. Newsletter of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 9

    Full-text: Available

    Contents:Message from the President, pg 1The Last Chance Project: Pairing Troubled Teens and Shelter Dogs in the Community, pg 1The Bridge Between Veterinary Medicine and Human Health, pg 2The Role Of Handler Personality Traits In The Performance Of Canine Explosives Detection Teams, pg...

  19. Newsletter of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 8

    Full-text: Available

    Contents:Message from the President, pg 1The First Rainbow Room, pg 1AAHABV Seeks Funding For Interactive Web Site, pg 2Improvements at Women's Correction Center To be Focus of Study on Effectiveness Of Animal Assisted Activities and Therapy, pg 3Veterinary Hospice: A Response to Client Needs...

  20. Childhood Bestiality: A Potential Precursor to Adult Interpersonal Violence

    | Contributor(s):: Hensley, Christopher, Tallichet, Suzanne E., Dutkiewicz, Erik L.