Mindfulness in San Quentin prison, California
Starts: 16 April 2013
Tuesday 16th April 2013, 3pm, Room -1.31, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University
Liselle Cline is a British-trained social worker who has worked for the last few years in San Quentin, providing mental health services and social work support to prisoners. During her visit to the School she will give a talk and answer questions about her experiences.
San Quentin is the oldest prison in California and contains the USA's largest death row. There are over 5000 inmates in the prison. Lisette will talk about prison conditions at San Quentin, physical health care, gangs, safety and what it is like working in this setting. She will also talk about providing mental health services (medication, therapy, groups) and differences between working in prisons and in the community. She provides mindfulness classes (yoga, breathing techniques and meditation) to mentally ill prisoners and will talk about its effectiveness.
To attend this event please book a place by contacting Dr Sally Holland using the contact details below.
Telephone: 029 208 76910
Open To: Staff and Students