Programs for Strengthening Families of State Prison Staff

Tripp, Paula J.
January 2010
Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences;Winter2010, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p58
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the provision of weekly, voluntary family strengthening programs for correctional officers and wardens working in the state prison system in the U.S. It states that relationship qualities are needed to build strong partnerships in a person's life especially if the person is in stressful work environments. It notes that the program "Training for Strong Families," included topics like Budgeting 101, Relationships and Stress Management requested by the officers themselves.


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