Reintegration back into the community after incarceration can be extremely stressful for you and your family. While you were away many things may have changed including you! Although the people you care about may be happy to see you, your return may intersect with issues of family, employment, and housing as well as health concerns, educational needs, and questions about faith. Having a safe space to touch down regularly can be extremely helpful while you begin to acclimate yourself to the changes that may have occurred while you were away. Talk Time understands this process and knows how overwhelming it can be. We provide the support necessary to address your needs and your family’s needs in a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental space. This type of support is crucial and can make the difference during your transition into becoming a productive member of your family and society. Having a place to process through your thoughts and choices; to decompress and be heard; to clear your mind and refocus is imperative. We can help you come up with a plan to build a solid foundation for your future.
Each year, more than 600,000 individuals are released from state and federal prisons in the United States
Another 9 million cycle through local jails.
More than two-thirds of people recently released from incarceration are rearrested within 3 years of their release and half are re-incarcerated.
When reentry fails, individuals and families are in distress and our communities suffer.
Mass incarceration has been a major driver of our poverty.
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Critical thinking is the ability to think in an organized and rational manner in order to understand connections between ideas and/or facts. It’s “thinking about thinking” through identifying, analyzing, and then fixing flaws in the way we think.
Goal setting must be clear and well defined. Vague or generalized goals are unhelpful because they don't provide sufficient direction. Remember, you need goals to show you the way. Make it as easy as you can to get where you want to go by defining precisely where you want to end up.
Objectives are shorter-term performance targets that direct your activities towards your goal. They should be clearly stated, attainable, and measurable.
Follow through continue something until it is completed.
Self Accountability means you are honest with yourself and are answerable and responsible for what you say and do.