Founder and Director
Jacques Verduin, MA Somatic Psych., is the Founder of the GRIP (Guiding Rage into Power) Program, a best-practices, comprehensive offender accountability program. He has a 20 year history as a subject matter expert on prison rehabilitation programming, a record of successful pioneering and sustaining programs, and has cultivated a sizable network of connections in the field. Currently Director of Insight-Out, Mr. Verduin founded the Insight Prison Project, which under his leadership produced the Victim Offender Education program. His efforts helped birth the Prison Mindfulness Initiative, the Prison Yoga Project, the Insight Garden Project, Veterans Healing Veterans, among others. All of these organizations are actively replicating. In addition to California, he is a consultant to the US State Department, and he and his staff has travelled abroad to train professionals in Guatemala, El Salvador, Bosnia and the Netherlands.