4th Southern African students’ psychology conference June 2015- Symposium

Title: Inside-out Outside-in: Prison studies and communities Chair: Mbongiseni Mdakane Emdakam@unisa.ac.za This interdisciplinary symposium is aimed at synthesizing the diverse work conducted by students, scholars and practitioners in the hope of gaining an integrated understanding of the systems of corrections in South Africa. The symposium will focus on community projects conducted inside and outside prison communities including a focus on the challenges faced by offenders who study while incarcerated. Presentations will also include consideration into issues such as parenthood and imprisonment, particularly the experiences of offenders and their families and how these two interplay. Neuropsychological findings on white-collar offenders and how rehabilitation and reintegration between female and male offenders differ in the South African context.   Keywords: Female offenders; rehabilitation; incarceration; correctional education; recidivism

The following symposium and individual papers were presented at the 4th Southern African student’s psychology conference in June 2015:

A Comparison of Scores on a Psychological Assessment of Executive Functioning between White-Collar Prison Inmates and Non-inmates

 Comparing the Educational Attitudes of Maximum Security Offenders with Medium Security Offenders in Zonderwater Correctional Centre “A” and “B”

The lived experiences of fatherhood among male inmates in prison

Young adult male ex-offenders’ experiences of the transition from incarceration to the estranged family: The study of Sekhukhune area, Limpopo province

Rehabilitation through education



Date uploaded: 18 May 2015