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2016
Document 032777
Reconnecting Justice: Pathways to Effective Reentry though Education and Training
Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) (Washington DC).
Research "shows that access to correctional education can significantly reduce recidivism … Providing these opportunities is cost-effective for states and has significant community and economic benefits. For individuals and families, coupling education and employment with reduced collateral and systemic barriers leads to economic self-sufficiency and improved life outcomes. CLASP’s forum examines promising policy options as well as lessons from state and federal initiatives." In addition to the... Read More

180 minutes
2013
Document 026972
Windham School District Evaluation
Texas Legislative Budget Board (Austin, TX).
Vocation education programming in Texas’ Windham School District (WSD) is evaluated. An agency can use this report to compare its own offender vocational programming to the efforts in Texas and to see what education services are effective. A detailed research summary contained the following sections: introduction; vocational program participation—Career and Technical Education (CTE) program; methodology; vocational participation and completion; employment status after release; employment in occu... Read More
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86 pages
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.
1998
Document serial660
The Delaware Department of Correction Life Skills Program
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).
This Program Focus profiles a 4-month state program for incarcerated men and women which includes academics, violence reduction, and applied life skills and incorporates a Moral Reconation Therapy approach. It addresses issues in staffing and program development, describes program costs, and provides vignettes of participants' experiences during and after the program. ... Read More
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19 p.
1988
Document 006511
Computer Aided Drafting and Automated Office systems Program, Purdy Corrections Center for Women: Final Report
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Tacoma Community College (Tacoma, WA); Washington State Dept. of Corrections, Office of Program Development (Olympia, WA).
The goal [of this program] was to assess, develop, revise and implement curriculum, provide training, and maintain systems necessary to upgrade female inmates' knowledge and skills in computer aided drafting and automated office skills to meet current employment standards of employability in industry. (p. 2) The title of the project is "Joint Vocational Training in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design and Automated Office Skills for Female Inmates."... Read More
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82 p.
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