Author: Samantha PayCheck

Self-Care through Resilience

Self-care is critical for all individuals in some form, but it is especially important for those in the criminal justice field.  Self-care strategies are those things an individual does to reduce stress and ultimately rejuvenate ones self.  This could be done through a combination of physical, mental, or even spiritual activities. Self-care could be as simple […]

Veteran’s in the Criminal Justice System

The incarceration of veteran’s is a growing area of concern as many return from overseas bearing wounds, invisible to the average person. But what is it that leads many of these veterans – individuals that have volunteered to risk their lives for our country – what leads them to criminal behavior? Although there is still […]