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  1. Prison Programs to Reduce Recidivism: What is the Ideal Structure of an Inmate Reentry Program?

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    | Contributor(s):: Magali Davila-Centeno

    In the United States' correctional system, inmate programs within prisons often do not reduce recidivism. Recent surveys have shown that across the country many prisons have a form of a Prison Based Animal Program (PAP). This study examines the effect that Prison based Animal Programs have...

  2. A qualitative study of animal assisted therapy with male probationers mandated to outpatient substance abuse group treatment

    | Contributor(s):: Gomez, Elena Noella

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of animal assisted therapy (AAT) on the process of therapeutic change with an adult male probationer substance abuse population in group therapy. Research has indicated that AAT is a useful intervention across a wide range of demographics....

  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. Childhood cruelty toward animals among criminals and noncriminals

    | Contributor(s):: Kellert, Stephen R, Felthous, Alan R

  5. Helping at-risk youth overcome trauma and substance abuse through animal-assisted therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Kelly, Melissa A., Cozzolino, Callandre A.

  6. 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...

  7. Adult-perpetrated animal abuse: Development of a proclivity scale

    | Contributor(s):: Alleyne, Emma, Tilston, Laura, Parfitt, Charlotte, Butcher, Roxanne

  8. Going to the Dogs: Prison-Based Training Programs Are Win-Win

    | Contributor(s):: Hogle, Pamela S.

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

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

  10. Is the tail wagging the dog? A review of the evidence for prison animal programs

    | Contributor(s):: Mulcahy, Claire, McLaughlin, Deirdre

    In the last 10 years, Prison Animal Programs (PAPs) have been implemented in many Australian correctional centres. Like our international counterparts, these programs receive glowing endorsements from key stakeholders and accolades in the media. The evidence supporting these programs however has...

  11. Childhood and Adolescent Animal Cruelty Methods and Their Possible Link to Adult Violent Crimes

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

  12. Cruelty to Animals and Violence to People

    | Contributor(s):: Petersen, Marie Louise, Farrington, David P.

  13. Exploring the link between recurrent acts of childhood and adolescent animal cruelty and subsequent violent crime

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

  14. Adulthood Animal Abuse Among Women Court-Referred to Batterer Intervention Programs

    | Contributor(s):: Febres, Jeniimarie, Shorey, Ryan C., Brasfield, Hope, Zucosky, Heather C., Ninnemann, Andrew, Elmquist, Joanna, Bucossi, Meggan M., Andersen, Shawna M., Schonbrun, Yael C., Stuart, Gregory L.

  15. Canine biology and behavior

    | Contributor(s):: Ensminger, John J.

  16. Courthouse Dogs

    Courthouse Dogs Foundation is dedicated to promoting justice through the use of professionally trained dogs to provide emotional support to everyone in the criminal justice system. They offer their experience and expertise to assist your agency or jurisdiction in the development of a successful...

  17. Animal programs in prison : a comprehensive assessment

    | Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer

  18. Police and military dogs : criminal detection, forensic evidence, and judicial admissibility

    | Contributor(s):: Ensminger, John J.

  19. Developmental experiences of child sexual abusers and rapists

    | Contributor(s):: Simons, Dominique A., Wurtele, Sandy K., Durham, Robert L.

  20. Relationship between criminal behaviour and mental illness in young adults: Conduct disorder, cruelty to animals and young adult serious violence

    | Contributor(s):: Gareth Norris, Paul Wilson