Ministry Target Population: Offenders, returning citizens, and their Families
- Understanding what happens to family relationships while in prison.
- Uncovering the real issues of a prison relationship.
- Reduce prison violence through anger management, cognitive behavior therapy, and conflict resolution.Knowing the true role your family members take and your role as an incarcerated person.
- Help families and inmates understand change; realizing that the transition to prison can be a stepping stone for them to move into a healthier lifestyle.
- Being provoked to change using a practical approach to the word of God.
- Having an opportunity to see positive change and celebrate.
- To challenge the family in transition to examine themselves and break cyclical patterns in care-giving relationships.
- Use creative problem solving skills, team building, and preventive methods, to develop practical and unique solutions for the setbacks that arise during incarceration and transition.
- See couples and family members freed from bondages, frustrations, enslavements and destructive patterns that have kept them bound in their transition from prison to home.
- Help families process the many setbacks and obstacles that occur before, during and after the prison experience.
- Using coaching, training and motivational tools to develop better communication skills that will increase rehabilitation, self-awareness and healthy management of feelings, thoughts, and emotions during their incarceration and transition back into society
- Help strengthen and develop healthy relationships in family and community, thereby main-streaming them back into society while reducing recidivism.
This is a six to nine month curriculum that is empowering and a life changer!