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NCJ Number: 34423 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: AVENUE OF HOPE
Journal: DIMENSIONS  Volume:4  Issue:1  Dated:(MARCH 1976)  Pages:15-18
Author(s): J D REDDY
Corporate Author: Canadian Penitentiary Service
Canada
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Canadian Penitentiary Service
Ottawa, Canada
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: THE LIFE SKILLS PROGRAM OF THE CANADIAN PENITENTIARY SERVICE IS DESCRIBED BRIEFLY -- IT IS AN INMATE PROGRAM AIMED AT GETTING AND HOLDING A JOB AND AT READJUSTING TO THE PRESSURES OF BEING RELEASED AND SUPPORTING ONESELF.
Abstract: RATHER THAN TRAINING INMATES FOR A PARTICULAR JOB, THIS PROGRAM TRAINS THEM FOR JOBS IN GENERAL AND FOR THE FINANCIAL AND INTERPERSONAL PROBLEMS IN RETURNING TO AND SUPPORTING A FAMILY.
Index Term(s): Canada; Ex-offender employment; Inmate Programs
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