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The "In Search of Your Warrior" program for Aboriginal offenders : a preliminary evaluation / Shelley Trevethan, John-Patrick Moore, Nicole Allegri.

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Public Safety Canada Library

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Alternate Title

Le programme pour délinquants autochtones « En quête du guerrier en vous » : évaluation préliminaire.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Description

v, 66 p. ; 28 cm.

Note

"November 2005".
Also published in French under title: Le programme pour délinquants autochtones « En quête du guerrier en vous » : évaluation préliminaire.
Available also in electronic format.

Summary

This report provides an overview of the project examining an intervention developed for federally-incarcerated male Aboriginal offenders with a history of violence. The program blends aspects of traditional Aboriginal spirituality with western approaches to treatment.

Subject

Online Access

Contents

1. Introduction -- 1.1. Aboriginal offenders -- 1.2. Aboriginal-specific programs -- 1.3. In search of your warrior program -- 1.4. Present study -- 2. Method -- 2.1. Program documentation -- 2.2. Offender files -- 2.3. Interviews -- 2.3.1. Interviews with program participants -- 2.3.2. Interviews with program facilitators -- 2.3.3. Interviews with other key informants -- 2.4. Process -- 3. Findings -- 3.1. "In search of your warrior" program -- 3.1.1. Program development -- 3.1.2. Program delivery and content -- 3.1.3. Program referral -- 3.1.4. Staff -- 3.2. Program participants -- 3.2.1. Characteristics -- 3.2.2. Appropriate participants -- 3.3. Program effectiveness -- 3.3.1. Changes in participants -- 3.3.2. Outcome - participants versus comparison group -- 3.3.3. Satisfaction -- 3.3.4. Summary -- 3.4. Improvements -- 3.4.1. Participant screening process -- 3.4.2. Program staff and training -- 3.4.3. Program content and reintegration -- 3.4.4. Support from CSC -- 3.4.5. Adapting the program -- 4. Conclusion -- 4.1. Program success -- 4.2. Screening process -- 4.3. Program delivery -- 4.4. Treatment maintenance and community involvement -- 4.5. Staff selection and training -- 4.6. Limitations -- 4.7. Summary.

Series

Research Report (Canada. Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch) 2005, No. R-172.

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