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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Support Program, Elders Visitation Program, Support Worker Scheme, Murrie Chaplaincy, Cultural Intersts Program

Turgeon, Darcy
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) Paper presented at the Best Practice Interventions in Corrections for Indigenous People Conference convened by the Australian Institute of Criminology in conjunction with Department for Correctional Services SA and held in Adelaide, 13-15 October.

Turgeon outlines the offender service programs developed to aid aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander offenders survive incarceration. These include building community ties and pride through family days, elder visitations, arts programs, and a Murrie Chaplaincy. These programs have seen a decrease in the number of deaths in prison.


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