“To the new life together!” – is a socially important action, which had its beginning with a usual idea of people interested in it, enthusiasm and understanding of a young prisoners problems In December, 1999 the specialists of Youth Committee of Krasnodar Region came to a Belorechensk Prison for young criminas in order to build a charity action. That action included a New Year show, the presents and personal contact to the prisoners . During the whole period of realization of this program 2001-2003 540 teenagers became its participants.
The work with boys in the prison is built in 3 main directions: next socialization (adaptation) of prisoners within the program “School of preparing to liberation”, a charity action “Friend’s hand”, a creative competition “Make acquaintance – It’s me”, work of volunteers of drugs dispensary in order to help forming health saving aims.
The program “School of preparing to liberation” is designed for the young prisoners who are getting ready to conditionally ahead of time liberation. This program is directed to forming moral values system of the ethic rules of the community staff, changing the negative models of behavior, prophylactic measures of relapses, acquaintance of young prisoners with peculiarities of law protection of teenagers, solving programs of finding job, professional teaching after liberation.
The specialists of the regional centre of social adaptation and leisure of youth
together with psychologists, lawyers, specialists of preparation for a choice of a trade held group and individual classes with young prisoner, which include individual socially-psychological trainings, role games, directed to psychological preparing to the conditions of life at liberty, helping to normalize and rehabilitate useful social connections of a teenager.
The information about that work is written in “The register of individual consultations” and in “The register of group classes”. When teenagers and young people from Belorechensk prison are going to leave it, a tutor of a detachment, a psychologist of the colony fills in “Extract from minutes of socially-psychological diagnosis” for each of them, the recommendations made by specialists of the Center are added to it.
Then the mechanism of individual accompaniment to the residence begins which is included into the program “Postscript”. Each participant of this program is attached to a coordinator, who renders assistance and support in solving problems, comes out as a mediator between him and specialists of different departments, carries out preventive measures in prophylactic of deviations in behavior, social adaptation of a participant of this program.
A charity action “Friend’s hand” for pupils of Prison for young criminas is carrying out by the specialists of the Center together with municipal Youth Committees of Krasnodar region. This action includes gathering clothes, shoes, food, books, the hygienic necessaries for charity in order of personal support of teenagers who have been found themselves in a difficult life situation, organization of a concert program for all of the pupils of the colony and delivering presents for a name-day.
It is planned to involve a social organization “World of Childhood” to organize permanent psychological support of colonists from the Belorechensk prison for more effective realization of the program.