Yearly Archives: 2005

April 1, 2005

County Corrections to Share $2.5 Million Grant

by Joel Gallob of The Newport News-Times Lincoln County Community Corrections will share a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse to fund the county’s Healthy Family Project, a program offering services to criminal offenders and their families. The Healthy Family Project will focus on the impact offenders often have on […]

January 29, 2005

Fingering the Aggressor

by The Register-Guard Staff It’s one thing to ask couples how often their arguments escalate to physical attack. It’s another to actually watch them go at it. Deborah Capaldi has. A senior scientist at Eugene’s Oregon Social Learning Center, Capaldi has spent hours watching young couples tackle problem-solving exercises in the center’s lab assessment rooms. To […]

January 14, 2005

Changing for Their Children: Inmates at Shutter Creek Learn Essentials of Being Good Parents

by The Register-Guard Staff Cradling stuffed animals to remind them of their own children, who researchers predict could well follow them to prison, inmates at Shutter Creek Correctional Institution this month completed a series of parenting classes designed specifically for the school of hard knocks. “It’s something they need to teach people before they’re parents, […]