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Programs and Activities: Tools for Managing Inmate Behavior

“This manual not only will provide guidance to practitioners on improving inmate programs, but will also demonstrate that even with minimal resources, correctional professionals can plan, implement, and evaluate programs while realizing the benefits of improved inmate behavior” ( Four chapters are contained in this publication: the value of keeping jail inmates productively occupied; the administrator’s role in supporting inmate programs and activities; planning, implementing, and evaluating activities and programs; and inmate activities and programs-key decisions. Appendixes provide: sample worksheets; logic model flowchart; program examples; and program resources.