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GENERAL INFORMATION ON RESOCIALIZATION PROGRAMS FOR CONVICTED PERSONS APPROVED AND IMPLEMENTED IN THE INSTITUTION

 

The Pravieniskes Correction House – Open Prison Colony implements 16 resocialization programs for convicted persons:

The program for adaptation of convicted persons newly arrived to the institution;

The correction program for convicted persons;

The program for integration of convicted persons serving a custodial service into the society;

The program for legal and social education of persons intended to release from a place of detention;

The program of the rehabilitation center for prisoners affected by addiction;

The self-expression program for convicted persons;

The program of the Sport Club ‘Help yourself’;

The program of the social training center;

The social program ‘Window to the world of a convicted person’;

Social integration program for convicted persons (temporarily not implemented because there is no convicted person of this category).

The program for occupation of persons sentenced to arrest in leisure time (temporarily is not implemented because there is no convicted person of this category).

The program for preparing persons sentenced to arrest for release from short-term detention facility (temporarily not implemented because there is no convicted person of this category).

The institution also participates in the social program ‘Green Oasis’ implemented by the Prison Department at the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE FOLLOWING IMPLEMENTED PROGRAMS

 

The program for adaptation of convicted persons newly arrived to the institution

 

The main goal of the program – to assist a convicted person newly arrived to the correction house in integration into a new social environment and to create assumptions for his successful correction process.

The tasks of the program:

recognition of personality of a convicted person and determination of his objective needs;

acquainting a convicted person with a sentence execution conditions;

supply with necessary assist;

prevention of impact made by a subculture of the world of convicted persons and other negative impact;

drawing up an individual correction plan for a convicted person.

 

The correction program for convicted persons

The main goal of the program – optimally to use the possibilities of the institution staff, available material and financial resources seeking that a person serving a custodial sentence should become a valuable member of the society managing independently and legally achieve the goals set in the life and settle any arisen problems.

While the applying the correction program for convicted persons, there is determined the complete set of measures for social rehabilitation and ways of a person correction in consideration of the needs of the convicted person.

 

The program for integration of convicted persons serving a custodial service into the society

 

The program is applied for persons prepared to release on freedom upon expire of the term of a custodial sentence, prepared to conditional release from a place of detention.

The main goal of the program – to ensure conditions for reintegration of convicted persons into society upon the serving the sentence by reducing the risk of repeating crimes. Preparation of convicted persons to live independently by strengthening the motivation in their integration into the society and the labour market.

The tasks of the program:

legal and social education for convicted persons;

forming of socially essential life-skills;

assistance in resolving issues related to accommodation and employment;

supply with material support.

 

The program for legal and social education of persons intended to release from a place of detention

 

The program is the integral part of the Program for integration of convicted persons into society and is implemented with other measures of the Program for integration of convicted persons into society.

The main goal of the program – to supply the persons intended to release on freedom with legal and social knowledge seeking that they could adapt to constantly changing society and manage to meet their social needs. The implementation of the program is aimed at the training life-skills of convicted persons participated in the program – their ability to adapt to the society and behave positively, to supply a person with the bases for mature independent life and to assist him in the development of positive capacities for all life.

The tasks of the program:

convicted persons prepared for release are acquainted with legal system of the Republic of Lithuania, as well as with legislation and legal acts valid in the context of this system in detail, actual for a person released from a place of detention;

convicted persons prepared for release are acquainted with institutions implementing provisions of the aforementioned legal acts.

 

The program of the rehabilitation center for prisoners affected by addiction

 

The program is implemented for convicted persons of the Second sector.

The main goal of the program – the long-term psychological and social rehabilitation of convicted persons addicted to alcohol, narcotic, psychotropic or other psychoactive substances (here in after referred to as the 'Center member') interested in healing and their integration into the society.

The tasks of the program:

to assist the Center member in amending his habits, to form healthy and sober life skills;

to train the Center members the assertive behaviour, their social, disciplinary and self-control skills;

to train recognising and overcoming a relapse;

to assist in restoring and strengthening human values;

to train making a choice and taking responsibility for made choices.

 

The self-expression program for convicted persons

 

The program is implemented for convicted persons serving a sentence in the Second sector.

The main goal of the program – to ensure for each convicted person the expression conditions meeting his age, interests and capabilities allowing a convicted person to acquire the competence necessary for his successful integration into the society in conditions on freedom, to promote activeness of convicted persons in their resocialization process, their initiative in organising different self-learning, cultural and sporting events seeking meaningfully to spend the time in a place of detention – to train achieved capabilities, to form, strengthen and deepen spiritual, psychological, professional and social skills necessary upon the release on freedom.

 

The program of the Sport Club ‘Help yourself’

 

The program is implemented for convicted persons serving a sentence in the Second sector.

The main goal of the program– to promote self-expression for members of the Sport Club 'Help yourself' (hereinafter referred to as the 'Club member') through sporting and creative activities, to correct their values and behaviour, to form social motives of life on freedom.

The tasks of the program:

to amend the communication style of convicted persons by encouraging the Club to maintain equivalent and dignified mutual relations, to maintain human values;

to submit knowledge, skills and beliefs promoting the practice of healthy lifestyle and becoming beneficial for the Club members by implementing cycling training of active lifestyle and encouraging to refuse harmful addictions;

to promote independence and initiative of the Club members by organising sports competitions and health improving events, inviting the specialists of the correction house or professionals on freedom;

to form and strengthen the motives of the Club members to get employment and education by encouraging them for self-training and self-learning according to their needs and achieved capabilities;

to ensure each Club member the optimal psychological conditions for positive correction of separate features of character and personality, to strengthen the internal motivation for self-change and take responsibility for yourself actions.

 

The program of the social training center

 

The program is implemented for convicted persons serving a sentence in the Second sector.

The main goal of the program– to encourage convicted persons of the Social Training Center (hereinafter referred to as the 'Club member') to fail following informal traditions of the community of convicted persons, to be active in resocialization process, to be initiative in organising different self-learning, cultural and sporting events seeking meaningfully to spend the time in a place of detention – to train achieved capabilities, to form, strengthen and deepen spiritual, psychological, professional and social skills necessary upon the release on freedom.

The tasks of the program:

to motivate convicted persons for learning in accordance with secondary and vocational training programs in consideration of needs and capabilities of each convicted person;

to submit psychological, social, information and other nature assistance;

to teach the principles of effective communication, to encourage maintaining equivalent and dignified mutual relations;

to promote independence of convicted persons and active cooperation with the Centers and club operating in the Second sector;

to assist convicted persons in adaptation in a place of detention and to prepare them for integration into the society in conditions on freedom.

 

The social integration program of convicted persons

 

The main goal of the program – to engage convicted persons of the Pravieniskes Correction House – Open Prison Colony serving a sentence in conditions of the open prison colony and persons sentenced to arrest to the operation of legal entities carrying out public functions. To develop the social rehabilitation process for convicted persons, to seek for wider involvement of convicted persons into socially beneficial activities, to develop forms of social assistance for convicted persons supporting convicted persons to become people respecting legislation, human values and public safety.

The tasks of the program:

to ensure proper conditions by increasing engagement of convicted persons into socially beneficial activities;

to form socially essential skills;

to seek for engaging more convicted persons and public entities to the program.

 

The program for work with convicted persons serving a sentence in the Second sector of the Pravieniskes Correction House – Open Prison Colony punished for sensibility in accordance with the disciplinary procedure

 

The main goal of the program – to form negative attitude of convicted persons to the use of narcotic and psychotropic substances and alcoholic beverages or their surrogates, to implement the beliefs related to healthy lifestyle and to control their behaviour seeking for prevention purchasing, using and distributing of intoxicants.

The tasks of the program:

to know convicted persons whose sensibility caused by alcohol, narcotic and psychotropic substances has been recorded in the documents of the correction house;

to correct behaviour of these convicted persons with disciplinary measures;

to introduce convicted persons with information and educational measures on subjects related to correction of cravings and overcoming of addictions for prophylactic measures, to acquaint them with the risk of using narcotic substances and alcohol and the consequences for personality;

to form skills of convicted persons allowing to resist negative pressure expressed by other convicted persons orally or by acts;

to prepare and distribute information literature and educational measures on health, consequences of drug addiction for a person and society and on the subjects related to overcoming addiction.

 

The program for work with convicted persons serving a sentence in conditions of the open prison colony punished for sensibility in accordance with the disciplinary procedure

 

The program is designed for work with convicted persons serving a sentence in conditions of the open prison colony and punished for sensibility in accordance with the disciplinary procedure.

The main goal of the program – to form negative attitude to the use of narcotic and psychotropic substances and alcoholic beverages or their surrogates, to implement the beliefs related to healthy lifestyle and to control their behaviour seeking for prevention purchasing, using and distributing of intoxicants.

The tasks of the program:

to know convicted persons whose sensibility caused by alcohol, narcotic and psychotropic substances has been recorded in the documents of the correction house;

to correct behaviour of these convicted persons with disciplinary measures;

to introduce convicted persons with information and educational measures on subjects related to correction of cravings and overcoming of addictions for prophylactic measures, to acquaint them with the risk of using narcotic substances and alcohol and the consequences for personality;

to form skills of convicted persons allowing to resist negative pressure expressed by other convicted persons orally or by acts;

to prepare and distribute information literature and educational measures on health, consequences of drug addiction for a person and society and on the subjects related to overcoming addiction.

 

The program for preventing the use of psychoactive substances in the Third sector

 

The main goal of the program – to correct behaviour of convicted persons with preventive measures, to promote and strengthen conscious motivation of convicted persons serving a sentence in the Third sector for refusing harmful habits, to submit knowledge for the purpose of forming healthy lifestyle and skills positively impacting at preventing violation of the internal operating rules.

The tasks of the program:

to know convicted persons whose sensibility caused by alcohol, narcotic and psychotropic substances has been recorded in the documents of the correction house;

to strengthen the control of behaviour of convicted persons and correct behaviour of these convicted persons;

to introduce convicted persons with information and educational measures on subjects related to correction of cravings and overcoming of addictions for prophylactic measures, to acquaint them with the risk of using narcotic substances and alcohol and the consequences for personality;

to form skills of convicted persons allowing to resist negative pressure expressed by other convicted persons orally or by acts;

to prepare and distribute information literature and educational measures on health, consequences of drug addiction for a person and society and on the subjects related to overcoming addiction.

 

The typical individual work program for a convicted person following criminal subculture traditions in the Third sector

 

The main goal of the program – to ensure optimal self-training and psychological conditions for convicted persons motivated for refusing a subculture of convicted persons within the term of serving a custodial sentence by forming, maintaining and deepening motives for getting employment and education, positive social, psychological and work skills, submitting bases of civil and social culture constituting of values and principles of humanism and democracy, skills, the sense of responsibility for own behaviour and lifestyle in future.

The tasks of the program:

to prevent spreading of informal behaviour rules and as effective as possible to remove signs of a criminal subculture of convicted persons;

to teach convicted persons the principles of effective communication by promoting the maintaining of equivalent mutual relations, to respect each other and fail to follow the traditions of a criminal subculture breaching rights and liberties of other person or depriving his dignity;

to improve social functioning of convicted persons by applying the balanced mechanism of social control (the unified and reasonable system implementing rights and lawful interests and emphasizing prohibitions) and ensuring meeting the main needs (safety, normalisation and inner life quality, etc.) in this way;

to encourage convicted persons to engage into self-training and self-learning according to the needs, achieved capabilities and institution resources (of science, art, religion, psychology, medicine, philosophy and other fields), actively to participate in different social rehabilitation programs of the correction house;

to encourage convicted persons to organise different discussions, lectures, reports on psychological, spiritual, social and legal subjects by inviting the specialists of the correction house or representatives of scientific or professional activities on freedom;

to strengthen intrinsic motivation of convicted persons, to follow the unified psychological principles of cooperation and legal principles of sentence execution in the result forming perspective skills of responsibility for the own action or omission and social skills of living on freedom.

 

The social program ‘Window to the world of a convicted person’

 

The main goal of the program – designed for strengthening social relation of convicted persons with relatives and improving communicative and social skills, individualisation of resocialization process for a convicted person, as well as designed for having positive impact on behaviour of a convicted person and amending negative stereotypical image of the correction house formed by relatives and the society.

The tasks of the program:

to ensure for relatives of convicted persons the possibility to become familiar with a close person living conditions in the correction house;

to strengthen mutual social relation of a convicted person and his relatives;

to improve communication and cooperation between relatives of a convicted person and employees of the correction house for the purpose of resolving problems of the convicted person.

 

The program for occupation of persons sentenced to arrest in leisure time

 

The main goal of the program – to decrease the risk of repeated crimes by ensuring conditions to implement for persons sentenced to arrest the own capabilities and ideas, training their independency, personal values, improving general education, decreasing the inner tension in the short-term detention facility (currently there is no person sentenced to arrest in the institution).

 

The program for preparing persons sentenced to arrest for release from short-term detention facility

 

The main goal of the program – to prepare and integrate a person served arrest sentence into the society without causing adaptation problems for this person and the society and ensure proper social interaction between a person and the society (currently there is no person sentenced to arrest in the institution).

 

The social program ‘Green oasis’

 

The main goal of the program – to promote positive personality changes among convicted persons by performing agricultural and ecological activity.

Other goals of the project:

to contribute to creating the unified social rehabilitation system in places of detention;

to promote and increase meaningful occupation of convicted persons;

to improve psychological microclimate in places of detention between persons serving a custodial sentence and the institution employees;

to create aesthetically attractive environment for places of detention.

The tasks of the program:

to develop agricultural activities in place of detention by involving any person wishing and capable to contribute to these activities – convicted persons, the staff;

to train general work skills of convicted persons and agricultural activity skills, to submit knowledge on plant breeding, gardening;

to perform informal education of convicted persons for the purpose of training responsibility for the residential environment, to pay attention on ecologic situation, diet and health;

to supply convicted persons participated in the project activities with social and psychological consultancy;

to create more comfortable, aesthetic and humane environment in places of detention;

to share gained knowledge and good experience with other places of detention;

to attract new social partners participated in the resocialization process for convicted persons;

to train the community among the staff of a place of detention and the entire sentence execution system;

to seek for more favourable public attitude to the sentence execution system and convicted persons, to promote integration of persons released from a place of detention into the society.

 

Updated on: 7/15/2019 11:03 AM
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