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NCJ Number: 31519 Find in a Library
Title: WISCONSIN - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES MUTUAL AGREEMENT PROGRAM - EVALUATION
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: John Howard Association (JHA)
United States of America

Wisconsin Council on Criminal Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 46
Sponsoring Agency: John Howard Association (JHA)
Chicago, IL 60611
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Wisconsin Council on Criminal Justice
Madison, WI 53702
Wisconsin Dept of Admin
Madison, WI 53702
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EVALUATION OF A DEMONSTRATION PROJECT TO IDENTIFY AND TEST THE FEASIBILITY OF MUTUAL AGREEMENT PROGRAMMING (MAP) AS A SYSTEMWIDE CORRECTIONAL PROGRAM.
Abstract: THE PROJECT WAS UNDERTAKEN TO DECREASE BOTH THE AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY IN WISCONSIN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND INCIDENTS OF RETURN AND TO IMPROVE THE AVAILABILITY AND USE OF REHABILITATION PROGRAMS. ANALYSIS OF STAFFING PATTERNS, MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE, COORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION PROCEDURES AND MECHANISMS, THE CONTENTS OF MAP CONTRACTS IN TERMS OF PROGRAMMATIC CONTENT, AND INMATE AND STAFF ATTITUDES WAS PERFORMED. THE EVALUATION METHODOLOGY INCLUDED PROCESS OBSERVATION, REVIEW OF DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS, AND INTERVIEWS WITH STAFF AND RESIDENTS AS WELL AS DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION, AND ANALYSIS OF A MAP QUESTIONNAIRE TO SURVEY ATTITUDES AND AWARENESS. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE FOR IMPROVING AND EXPANDING UPON THE PROGRAM. COPIES OF QUESTIONNAIRES USED AND RESPONSES ARE CONTAINED IN APPENDIXES.
Index Term(s): Contract parole; Correctional personnel; Inmate Programs; Inmates; Program evaluation; Wisconsin
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