Blogging is such a great tool for rehabilitation. That is one reason why Suzie and I created Stone City Blog. We want all inmates to have access to this new and effective rehabilitative tool. I'd like to encourage everyone who reads Stone City Blog, to reach out to the bloggers, and prompt them. … Continue reading Prompting Inmate Bloggers Promotes Deeper Thinking
I was asked by Sandra Rogers, "What is your opinion about privatization of prisons in the U.S.?" Based on my personal experience, it was quite enjoyable. From 2004-2009, I was transferred 5 times, to four different private prisons in three states. While in those facilities I had: Xboxes, Play Station 2's, cellphones, porn, … Continue reading Private Prisons In The U.S.
My mentor, Sandra Rogers, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, asked me: "In your blog titled: Those Who Will Re-offend And Those Who Will Stay Out, you imply why you feel like Paul will re-offend and Terry will stay out but you do not explicitly say why - can you tell me explicitly why? Or is … Continue reading Why I Believe Paul Will Re-Offend, And Terry Won’t
Here are 8 questions from Sandra Rogers, PhD, OTR/L. Please click on each one to read my answers. Question #1: What is your daily routine like in prison? Question #2: Which activities do you currently engage in that are most meaningful to you? Question #3: How has engaging in activities like education, NA meetings, … Continue reading Q & A
Now that I'm learning a little about Occupational Therapy, I feel like it's giving me a deeper, richer, more thorough understanding of life in general. I reflect back to my days of crime and misconduct, and I see direct parallels to the fact that I had zero to very little meaningful activities in my … Continue reading Engaging In Meaningful Activities Is Crucial To A Healthy Lifestyle