Roping in the family to help young offenders turn their lives around

This new approach aims to build a more supportive home environment.
This new approach aims to build a more supportive home environment.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Ironically, it was his arrest and subsequent rehabilitation that made Mark's parents feel they have their "son back".

Mark (not his real name), 16, now communicates a lot more with his parents and their bond is much stronger after he and his parents started on the Functional Family Probation last year.

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