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Recently CNN Reporter Drew Griffin did a story on how Sex Offenders are being dumped after 24 hours back onto the streets. Many of us know where they are going. That would be to an AA or NA meeting.
I am so glad CNN is bringing the light to corrupt rehab and now this practice.
How should we and can we keep our community safe never mind deal with the criminla sexual predation goings on in AA and its culture.
We Have a plan. A movie called The 13th Step the film is in the making.
The number of inmates returning to state prisons within three years of release has remained steady for more than a decade. The system designed to deter (inmates) from continued criminal behavior clearly is falling short., That is an unhappy reality, not just for offenders but for the safety of American communities.. Let hear you on COBASM Radio The Peoples Voice.. Mon- Wed- Fri at 8pm-CST, 9pm-EST, 6pm-West coast.. Call in 347- 205-9691. Press...1
Steven Helfand, PsyD, Correctional Psychologist and Regional Vice President for Correct Care Solutions talks about his session Managing Disruptive Offenders: A Behavioral Perspective that will be presented at the 2013 Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care, April 20-23 in Denver. Dr. Helfand is author of a chapter on this subject in Correctional Health: From Theory to Best Practice, Thomas j Fagan and Robert K. Ax Editors. This publication can be purchased through the NCCHC bookstore at http://www.ncchc.org/correctional-mental-health-from-theory-to-best-practice
Discrimination is a given in our society and the world. Being denied rights because of "race", ethnicity, religion, sex, or sexual orientation is a constant reality. The fight is a daily battle for many. However, there are those who face another, or in some cases, additional discrimination based on the fact that they have commited a crime even though they have served their time. Most find it difficult, if not impossible, to find employment or housing after they have left prison. This ultimately puts the ex-offender in a stressful position and many times forced to return to illegal activity to support him/herself. Although there are many programs to help ex-offenders enter the job market it is ultimately employers who refuse to take the next step to hire.
This issue is rarely discussed and I am happy to have a gentleman, we'll call "Mr. G" share his experience. Born and raised in Chicago, his troubles began when he moved to New York City when he was exposed to the "fast lane" as he put it. Unable to cope he got caught up in a lifestyle and ended up in prison. Though he is on a spiritual path, like so many ex-offenders he is finding it hard to find work and housing due to his past.
Happy to report that my guest has just found a job and will have begun work by the time of this broadcast.
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We air live shows to help ex-offenders get hired. Decide today to get hired in less than 30 days. Make getting hired a priority. You need work? Find a way to get someone to give you a job! A job you want to do. A job you can do well. Jobs with Fed Prisons. Alphabetize our shows job preparation workshops and get to work. These shows air live, and shows are available 24/7 for your convenience. www.articledashboard.com list Top Five Jobs for Felons. You'll find job search a
We continue this important discussion with returning guest, ex-offender, "Mr. G", about the plight of so many who try to find work and rebuild their lives but who all to often end up returning to a life of crime after being discouraged by the lack of opportunity and discrimination. This time around we dig deeper and reveal more, and brainstorm about ways to tackle this serious issue.
We will talk with Reginald Gordon of founder of OG-1, a program designed to reach young people before they become criminal offenders. Reginald has been seen on Fox 26 News showcasing his powerful program.
Pastor Larry Collins will also be a guest. He offers a variety of programs helping ex-offenders, battered woman, the batterers themselves, truancy, and others.
These gentlemen will meet tonight for the first time on our show.
Tune in and enjoy the conversation
Achieving daily successes is the most motivational thing you can do, for you. Find ways to motivate yourself. The bars are behind you! It's up to you to keep the bars behind you. You decided life looking through bars is not an option? Make it happen. No one can do this for you but you. Make good use of your hands and get hired in 30 days or less.
Assess your skills. Learn computer skills. Gain career knowledge. Know what job you want. Find companies that hire for those jobs. Research companies you will visit. Write a resume for each job you want. Complete a master application. Visit companies and ask to fill out a job application. When asked what you want to apply for be prepared to immediately recite skills you have in mind to do on a job. Like, inventory, stocking, driving, etc. Seek jobs online. Keep your resume on a disk and be ready to cut and paste onto online applications. Attend workshops and take notes for future reference. Review your notes often.
Seek out local grants available to help ex-offenders employment transition. Prepare a daily job search agenda. Make a list of companies that hire ex-offenders. Learn proper job search procedures here at job search workshop. Present yourself with impact on job applications, at interviews, thank you notes, follow-up phone calls. Visit www.felonyguide.com.
As a spin off of the book, "When is Strong Strong Enough?", by Souraya Christine, we will discuss many issues that test our strength. Each week will visit a new topic with experts, showcase authors and their talents, speak with national organizations, and visit with people with a mission to help change the world! It is the mission of this program to show you that true strength lies within and that, when tested, it can amaze even you! "Never give up...never give in...for the strength to conquer the world lies deep within!" ~Author Souraya Christine Check out the blog: http://?alwaysstrongenough.blogspot.com?Also visit www.sourayachristine.com
Tonight we will be hosting an open forum focus group comprised of ex-offenders and their families, and families of current inmates. This call will solicit the types of services and information deemed helpful to persons exiting the prison system and their families for the development and introduction of the new magazine: REAL TIME...Yours and Mine.
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