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Publications

LEARNING THROUGH UNDERSTANDING

Over the years, SACA has contributed and developed various publications to help bring a better understanding to the process of rehabilitation and reintegration. 

Research Papers & Lit Reviews

What value does befriending give? What are some of the reintegration challenges faced by elderly? How does social support fit in the journey of reintegration? Understanding the terrain is important in the work that we do. Browse through a selection of SACA's research papers and literature reviews.

Creative Writing Competition

Initiated in 2010, the Creative Writing Competition is an annual essay writing competition done in partnership with Singapore Prison School. Student-inmates are encouraged to write meaningful stories based on different topics. Check out some of the essays written and published in our blog below: 

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The Good Father

The Good Father is a collection of creative essays written by inmates part of SACA's Essay Writing Competition that was initiated in 2010. The competition's main objective was to serve as a platform for outreach and awareness to the student-inmates in Prison School. 

Filled with meaningful stories, The Good Father seeks to give family members and the community a glimpse into the "soul" of inmates, in hopes of creating the acceptance and support vital for rehabilitation.

RISE Series

In collaboration with Nanyang Polytechnic, the RISE series is a publication for families of first-time offenders. Addressing common questions and providing useful resources, the RISE series is available for download in different languages. 

RISE:
A BOOK FOR FAMILIES OF FIRST-TIME OFFENDERS

The imprisonment of a loved one is likely to be a painful experience for everyone involved. Many questions and anxieties arise, especially for those who are experiencing it for the first time. Find out more on the common areas of concern and how you can address it:

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RISE:
1045 DAYS: THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE BOY

What are the experiences of a youth whose parent is going through an incarceration? How does it feel like and what are some of the thoughts that come up? Follow Lucas's journey through his diary entries by clicking the image. 

RISE:
ALEX MEETS DADDY