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Title: Integrated Jail Programs: A Workbook
Corporate Author: MM Bell, Inc
United States of America
Project Director: D Karvia
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 190
Sponsoring Agency: MM Bell, Inc
Seattle, WA 98103
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Washington State
Olympia, WA 98504
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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United States of America

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Document: PDF
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This workbook is designed to help jail administrators in planning and implementing an integrated jail program in Washington State.
Abstract: An integrated jail program combines various types of adult basic education, job-training, and work programs so that an inmate's time in jail may be more productive while the inmate gains practical skills and experience that will be useful upon release into the community. The integrated program begins with an assessment of the inmate's skill levels and then implements a program that provides the inmate with the most useful combination of skills available, given the resources of the jail facility. This workbook provides a chapter each on education, job training, and work programs. Each chapter contains an action plan, a Washington model, current practice, gaps and constraints, resources, and national exemplary programs. The action plan identifies questions a jail administrator might ask when examining another jail's program or establishing his/her own. The Washington model describes a series of programs a local jail might implement, based on the best thinking of corrections experts who work in and with Washington State jails. The section on current practice describes which programs are offered in local jails, to whom, and under what circumstances. The section on gaps and constraints describes those factors that currently inhibit jail administrators from expanding their efforts. Funding sources and human, technical, and published resources available to jail administrators are listed in another section. The profiles of national exemplary programs encompass programs in local jails in other parts of North America.
Main Term(s): Corrections management
Index Term(s): Correctional industries; Inmate Education Assistance Programs; Inmate vocational training; Jail management; Program planning; Washington
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