ASBPM 2007 SAMHSA/CSAP
Faith Partners Prison Re-entry
Grant Recipient
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  • ASBPM'S Train The Trainer Project
    ASBPM would like to extend special thanks to, Rev. Delavago Scruggs, Senior Project Director of McFarland's Association, Inc.

    Goals Accomplished
    ASBPM WAS ABLE TO:
    Educate, train and as­sist local churches, faith based organizations, chaplains and addiction counselors in develop­ing a greater capacity for addressing the needs of prisoners, ex-prisoners and their families.Bob Teaching Assist local churches and faith based organiza­tions involved in in-prison, aftercare and addic­tion ministries in becoming highly effective and receptive to addressing the needs of this popu­lation by providing specialized holistic training designed to meet their spiritual, mental/emo­tional, and social needs. Provide local churches and faith based orga­nizations with curriculums designed for both in-prison and re-entry in addiction/relapse pre­vention and mentoring that will enable them in developing continuity of care in two critical ar­eas that reduce recidivism.

    Objectives Fulfilled
    In Phase 1 of the project, ASBPM provided regional train the trainer workshops (12 hours of instruction) and trained instructors to equip faith based volunteers to enter local institutions to prepare offenders for the mentoring process within the faith based community upon their release from prison, and trained instructors to equip faith based volunteers to facilitate Bibli­cal Cognitive relapse prevention groups in local institutions.

    In Phase 2 of the project ASBPM provided region­al train the trainer workshops (12 hours of instruc­tion) and trained instructors to equip faith based volunteers as mentors to be matched with ex-of­fenders in faith based communities upon their re­lease from prison and trained instructors to equip faith based volunteers to facilitate Biblical Cogni­tive relapse prevention groups in the faith based community to provide continuity of care. In Phase 3 of the project ASBPM continued to provide training resources (facilitator/participant guides, and materials) for local churches and faith-based organizations as needs arise.

    A Strictly Biblical Perspective Ministries, PO Box 1290, Dacula, GA | 770-277-9764 or 770-315-1395 Email: asbpm@bellsouth.net