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2012
Document 026989
Offender Workforce Development Specialists and Their Impact on the Post-Release Outcomes of Ex-Offenders
By Lichtenberger, Eric. Administrative Office of the United States Courts (Washington, DC).
This article “highlights the findings of a program evaluation that used post-release outcome information, among other sources, to determine the impact of the National Institute of Correction’s (NIC) Offender Workforce Development Specialist (OWDS) program as it was implemented by the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) … The purpose of the evaluation was to determine the extent to which the OWD specialists, and in aggregate the program itself, had contributed to the successful re-entry of ex... Read More
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8 pages
2012
Document 026654
Underage Drinking: Practice Guidelines for Community Corrections
By Crowe, Ann H.; Mullins, Tracy G.; Cobb, Kimberly A.; Lowe, Nathan C.. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC). U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
'In this bulletin, the authors describe 10 guidelines for community supervision professionals who regularly work with underage drinkers. These guidelines are derived from evidence-based practices. They help professionals develop a plan for screening underage drinkers, determine appropriate responses, create a case plan, and provide treatment' (p. 1). These guidelines are: conduct screening for alcohol problems at first and subsequent contacts between underage drinkers and the justice system; ass... Read More
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16 pages
2012
Document 026649
What Propels Sexual Homicide Offenders? Testing an Integrated Theory of Social Learning and Routine Activities Theories
By Chan, Heng Choon. University of South Florida. Scholar Commons (Tampa, FL).
'Sexual homicide is a rare occurrence. Little is known about the offending perspective of sexual homicide from a criminological standpoint ' According to [an] integrative model, the individual-level view of the sexual murderers is explained by the social learning principles, while the offending process is complemented by the routine activities propositions from a micro-level to provide a better explained sexual homicide offending model. However, this model has yet to be tested empirically. In ad... Read More
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201 pages
2008
Document 022996
Simulated Online/Kiosk Job Application
National Institute of Corrections. Offender Workforce Development Division (Washington, DC).
Each year, more and more employers are requiring job applicants to apply online or at a computer kiosk. Offenders in prisons, jails, parole and probation offices, faith-based agencies, and community-based organizations can use this CD-ROM to practice completing an employment application using a computer that does not have access to the Internet. This simulation training program provides basic information about computerized employment applications, tips for completing online job applications,... Read More
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1 CD-ROM
2000
Document 015957
Report to the Congress of the United States on the Activities of the Office of Correctional Job Training and Placement During Fiscal Year 1999
National Institute of Corrections. Office of Correctional Job Training and Placement (Washington, DC).
Contents include: introduction; background; status of correctional job training and placement programs in the United States -- Federal Bureau of Prisons, state, and local efforts; national forum; focus groups; office coordination; interagency coordination; cooperative agreements such as job retention literature review and software development for program replication; training efforts such as the development of a curriculum for Offender Workforce Development Specialists, Offender Employment Speci... Read More
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15 p.
1999
Document serial698
Washington State's Corrections Clearinghouse: A Comprehensive Approach to Offender Employment
By Finn, Peter. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); U.S. Dept. of Education. Office of Correctional Ed. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC).
The Corrections Clearinghouse (CCH) provides a wide range of services to prison inmates. Direct services include vocational assessments, job preparation training, and employment assistance. CCH also provides brokering and coordination services. While CCH's mission includes the provision of services to prisons, it also works with juvenile facilities and promotes jail employment skills training. Eighty percent of CCH enrollees completed programs. Of Ex-Offender Work Orientation (Ex-O) Program pa... Read More
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20 p.
1988
Document 006489
Handbook For Inmate Worker Training
By Merren, John. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Arizona Dept. of Corrections (Phoenix, AZ); Arizona Dept. of Corrections, Offender Services Educational Programs (Phoenix, AZ).
Title of project: Pre-Employment Training for ARCOR: Arizona Department of Corrections. The Arizona DOC developed a program model to train inmates for employment in prison industries emphasizing job skills training and interpersonal skills development.... Read More
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