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Week 1 of the MentorWorks program is focused on settling in and getting established in a safe, sober environment with new roommates focused on sobriety and finding a job. Week 1 of the Redwood Recovery program involves completing a substance abuse assessment, developing a treatment plan, and attending psychoeducation and counseling groups.
After someone has been accepted into the MentorWorks Program, the life-changing journey begins with a staff member picking them up from prison or jail, checking in with their probation or parole officer, and beginning the intake and orientation process.
To ask “What is family?” can be a loaded question! This social structure is sometimes difficult to define because it may look different for various people. For many, the activities associated with family life are the bread and butter of what family means to them.
What it Takes to Change a Life (CAL) Dr. Joseph White & the FFL Team Incarceration vs. Freedom Imagine for a moment what incarceration life is like… It is intensely regimented. From the moment one wakes up to when they go to sleep, they are told what...
In 2020, 1.3 million children were born to new parents (CDC, 2021). That subsequently means there are 1.3 million new dads! Men transitioning to fatherhood have many things to look forward to and challenges to face. Learning to meet the needs of children can be difficult.