Mindfulness Training With Corrections Officers

CMC’s pilot program in mindfulness training with correctional officers was recently featured in The Oregonian. The stress that correctional officers have to manage on a daily basis often gets overlooked in the discussions about our prison system. The statistics are unsettling:  a few recent studies have shown high depression, PTSD, and obesity rates, and high levels of stress and job dissatisfaction (http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/06/oregons_corrections_officers_s.html).

The mindfulness program for correctional officers aims to help reduce stress levels and provide some relief in what can be an exceedingly difficult work environment. Read the full article here: http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/06/oregons_corrections_officers_s.html

-Jessica