• CMPS Staff

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