MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the medical correctional institution No. 10, employees of the psychological laboratory, together with the department for educational work with convicts, are introducing a correctional and developmental program for convicts.
Numerous studies have proven that interaction with animals has a positive effect on the behavior of people with destructive forms of behavior. As part of the correctional program, inmates are supervised by officers to feed, groom, walk and clean horses.
“To date, two sessions have been held, but even so one can note a positive dynamics in the behavior of the convicts. At the first meeting, the convicts were aloof and disinterested, and by the end of the second lesson they showed a clear interest and gladly fed the horses with carrots and stroked them, ”said Olga Kozina, head of the LIU-10 psychological laboratory.
Press service of the GUFSIN of Russia for the Novosibirsk region
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