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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 241619     Find in a Library
Title: Pierce County Veterans Treatment Court: Mentor Program Handbook
  Document URL: PDF 
Corporate Author: Pierce County Veterans Treatment Court
United States of America
Date Published: 2011
Page Count: 53
  Annotation: This document is the mentoring program handbook for the Pierce County, WI, Veterans Treatment Court.
Abstract: The primary mission of the mentoring program in the Pierce County, WI, Veterans Treatment Court is to ensure that all veterans involved with the court receive the assistance they need to help them solve their problems. This handbook helps volunteer veteran mentors to successfully work with veterans and link them to service providers that can treat the veterans’ needs that have resulted from their service in the armed forces. The handbook covers the following topics: I. Mission Statement for the mentoring program; II: Introduction; III: Goals and Objectives of the Mentor Program; IV: Key Components of the Pierce County Veterans Treatment Court Program; V: Facilitators and Emergency Contacts; VI: Roles and Responsibilities of the Mentor Coordinator and the Volunteer Veteran Mentor; VII: Rules for Mentors; VIII: Pierce County Veterans Treatment Court Mentor Program Agreement Form; IX: Pierce County Veterans Treatment Court Mentor Program Application; X: Pierce County Veterans Treatment Court Mentor Program Background Release Form; XI: Pierce County Veterans Treatment Court Mentor Program Code of Confidentiality; XII: How a Mentor Can Help; XIII: Communication and Listening; XIV: Establishing Healthy Boundaries; XV: What Mentoring is not; XVI: Ending a Mentoring Relationship; XVII: Mental Illnesses; XVIII: War Zone Related Stress Reactions; XIX: Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD); XX: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); XXI: Depression; XXII: Mental Health Crisis; XXIII: Domestic Violence; XXIV: Substance Abuse; XXV: Resources; and XXVI: Appendixes.
Main Term(s): Veterans
Index Term(s): Drug treatment programs ; Treatment/Therapeutic Community ; Veterans Administration ; Inmate drug treatment ; Inmate treatment ; Post-trauma stress disorder ; Mentoring programs ; Wisconsin
Type: Handbook
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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