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Title: WASHINGTON - DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES VOLUNTEERS IN ADULT CORRECTIONS. 4TH ED.
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Washington Dept of Social and Health Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 69
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Washington Dept of Social and Health Services
Olympia, WA 98504
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: INTENDED FOR CORRECTIONAL VOLUNTEERS IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, THIS MANUAL PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE OF THE VOLUNTEER, THE NATURE OF CORRECTIONS IN WASHINGTON AND THE SPECIFIC VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS AVAILABLE.
Abstract: THE CHARACTERISTICS AND QUALIFICATIONS OF A GOOD VOLUNTEER ARE REVIEWED, AND IT IS STRESSED THAT HUMAN QUALITIES OF CARING AND CONCERN ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN SPECIFIC BACKGROUND OR EDUCATIONAL QUALITIES. POSSIBLE VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES AS PAROLE PLANNERS, TRANSPORTERS, A FAMILY RESOURCE, EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE, OR CONFIDANTE ARE DESCRIBED. A GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND LIST OF SUGGESTED READINGS ARE ALSO INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult); Personnel selection; Volunteer programs; Volunteers; Washington
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