BCSO Therapeutic Music Program
 
 
 
Music Program Summary
 

In the BCSO Therapeutic Music Program, inmates learn the fundamentals of singing and performing in a choir. Inmates enrolled in the Technical Crew learn the basics of stage management, sound reinforcement, and video production.

The goal of the Therapeutic Music Program is to provide inmates with an alternative for destructive behavior. Inmates learn to channel their energy in a positive way and express themselves through music.

The therapeutic program helps inmates in the following ways:

Improves communication and social skills

Helps overcome fears, and cope with anxiety and stress

Provides a structured working environment

Sets clearly defined goals

Teaches the benefits of teamwork

Involves inmates in the creative process

Builds self esteem and a sense of value

The Therapeutic Music Program is a low cost intervention that has measurable results. It is a constructive activity that is non-violent and productive for people who are incarcerated. The BCSO Therapeutic Music Program also teaches valuable life skills such as patience, discipline, and the opportunity to discover ones talents and abilities.

 

 
Recent News Articles regarding the BCSO Therapeutic Music Program:

 

http://www.heraldnews.com/highlight/x1682026466/Prison-carolers-spread-holiday-cheer-behind-bars

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20101218/NEWS/12180335

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 For more information regarding the program, contact:


Jeremy Corriveau,
Media Specialist
400 Faunce Corner Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747
Phone: 508-995-6400 Ext. 2595

 

Bristol County Sheriff's Office Address: 400 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747 Phone: 508.995.6400 Web: www.bcso-ma.us