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2012
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Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Adolescent Girls
By Yeres, Susan; Holmberg, Meg. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) (Washington, DC). U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) (Washington, DC).
'The purpose of this resource is to improve outcomes when interacting with adolescent girls by providing some reasons why girls often behave differently from boys, and tips on how to approach situations involving girls in a way that will lead to the best possible outcome for them and ensure public safety' (p. 1). Sections discuss: the reasons for focusing on girls; how this resource will help you; importance for law enforcement; alternatives to arrest and detention'the benefits for girls; four t... Read More
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7 pages
2001
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Group Facilitation Skills for Trainers
By Yeres, Susan; Collins, Barbara. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). ETR Associates (Santa Cruz, CA); National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
This 16-hour course explores the skills needed in leading group participants to achieve specific learning goals. The following modules are contained in this curriculum:
  • Introduction and course overview;
  • How we process learning;
  • Predicting and accommodating learner behavior;
  • Setting the climate;
  • Utilizing facilitation strategies for learning;
  • Dealing with conflicts in groups;
  • And presentations.
Also included are copies of overheads used.... Read More
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approximately 300 pages
2001
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Facilitation Skills for Managers: Training Curriculum Package
By Collins, Barbara; Yeres, Susan; Smith, M. Gale. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). ETR Associates (Santa Cruz, CA); National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
This 16-hour course is designed for managers who run meetings and/or lead task groups. This curriculum is divided into seven modules:
  • Introduction and course overview;
  • What is facilitation;
  • Know yourself and your group;
  • Getting started;
  • Getting work done (task tools);
  • Handling challenges;
  • And completing work.
Lesson plans, Participant's Manual, and overheads are included.... Read More
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Approximately 250 pages
2001
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Facilitation Skills for Offender Groups: Training Curriculum Package
By Yeres, Susan; Collins, Barbara. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). ETR Associates (Santa Cruz, CA); National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
Designed for counselors or other staff who run offender groups, this 16-hour course addresses group process strategies. The following lesson plan modules are provided:
  • Introduction and course overview;
  • What facilitation is;
  • Goals for personal development;
  • Stages of group development;
  • Stages of individual change;
  • Setting a climate for change;
  • Communication skills;
  • Facilitating participation;
  • Facilitating behavior change;
  • Facilitating changes in perspective;
  • A... Read More
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approximately 560 pages
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