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 Initial Prison Adjustment 

Michael Santos

Michael Santos

On Friday, July 15, we hosted our webinar to help people prepare to surrender to federal prison. This webinar focused on the initial adjustment. The links below feature a replay of our webinar on the initial adjustment and the audio link. Click here to download the guide we used, with supporting links.

Webinar on Initial Adjustment to Federal Prison

  1. A & O Handbook
    1. Read the handbook before surrendering
  1. FRP Plan
    1. Program Statement: 5380.008
    2. COIF
    3. Restitution
      1. Payment: $75 / month exclusion
        1. Resources
        2. See page 7 (b)
        3. Unit Manager
    4. Expiration
      1. Sanctions
  1. Commissary
    1. Food
    2. Clothing
    3. Hygiene/Medical
  1. Staff Hierarchy
    1. Executive Staff
    2. Custody
      1. Security
    3. Programs
      1. Unit Team
      2. Education / Psychology
      3. Chapel
  1. Dress Code
    1. Weekdays: 7:30 to 4:00
    2. After hours / Weekends
    3. Identification
  1. Community Contact
    1. Telephone
    2. Email
    3. US Postal Service
      1. Special Mail
    4. Visiting
      1. Visiting Form: https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Visiting-Form.pdf
  1. Programs
    1. RDAP
    2. Education
    3. UNICOR
    4. Good Time
    5. Earned Time Credits
      1. Approved Programs: 
        1. https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/fsa_program_guide_0622.pdf
      2. Final Rule:
        1. https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/bop_fsa_rule.pdf
  1. Journal
    1. Explain
    2. Our Journal: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0B5LM1HGP/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
    3. Manuscripts:
      1. https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Inmate-Manuscripts-5350_027.pdf
  1. Beware
    1. Acquaintances
    2. Cell phones / contraband
  1. Structure
    1. Counts
    2. Call outs
    3. Urine Tests
    4. Medical Process / Sick call
    5. Group Punishment
  1. Next Webinar
    1. First Step Act

 

Group Assets

  1. Learn from SMEs: 
    1. https://prisonprofessors.com/subject-matter-experts/
  2. Advocacy Page: 
    1. https://prisonprofessors.com/advocacy-news/
  3. Before Sentencing Page: 
    1. https://prisonprofessors.com/before-sentencing/
  4. After Sentencing Page: https://prisonprofessors.com/after-sentencing/
  5. Our Journal:
    1. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0B5LM1HGP/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  6. Approved Programs: 
    1. https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/fsa_program_guide_0622.pdf
  7. Final Rule:
    1. https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/bop_fsa_rule.pdf
  8. FRP Plan:
    1. https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/FRP-Plan-5380_008.pd
  9. First Step Act:
    1. https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/FSA-Modified.pdf
  10. Manuscripts:
    1. https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Inmate-Manuscripts-5350_027.pdf
  11. Visiting Form:
    1. https://prisonprofessors.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Visiting-Form.pdf

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