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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...
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...
The experiences of offenders in a prison canine program
Contributor(s):: Turner, Wendy G.
The use of animal-facilitated therapy in the rehabilitation of incarcerated felons
Contributor(s):: Schwartz, Barbara K.
Human-animal interaction in a prison setting: Impact on criminal behavior, treatment progress, and social skills
Contributor(s):: Fournier, Angela Krom, Geller, E. Scott, Fortney, Elizabeth V.
Companion animals and offender rehabilitation
Contributor(s):: Ormerod, Elizabeth