Mary Looman, PhD, is a psychologist at the Oklaahoma Dpeartment of Corrections Reception Centre and an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma where she regularly teaches courses for the Masters in Criminal Justice Program. SHe has worked in the field of corrections for over twenty-five years, in both juvenile and adult settings, as well as with at-risk families in mental health settings. John Carl, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma where he regularly teaches a variesty of courses including criminology and criminal justice. His social work experience includes prison and a variety of medical settings. He is the author of Think Sociology, Think Social Problems and A short Introduction to the US Census Director of the School of Social Work, East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma.