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NCJ Number: 39620 Find in a Library
Title: OAR (OFFENDER AID AND RESTORATION OF NEW YORK CITY, INC) WORKERS' HANDBOOK
Corporate Author: Offender Aid and Restoration of New York City, Inc
United States of America
Project Director: J K JACKSON; M S SMOLICK; N MAMIS
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: Offender Aid and Restoration of New York City, Inc
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS INFORMATION BOOKLET, DESIGNED FOR VOLUNTEER CORRECTIONAL COUNSELORS, CONTAINS GUIDELINES ON THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF VOLUNTEER WORKERS AND RELATIONS WITH INMATES, STAFF, AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS.
Abstract: A SPECIAL SECTION IS DEVOTED TO WOMEN WHO WORK IN MALE INSTITUTIONS. A REFERENCE LIST OF LEGAL AND OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES, COMPLETE WITH ADDRESSES AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS, IS INCLUDED ALONG WITH INFORMATION ON NEW YORK'S DETENTION INSTITUTIONS, CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS, AND HOSPITAL AND PRISON WARDS. A FIVE-PAGE GLOSSARY OF PRISON JARGON, SECTIONS OF THE PENAL CODE DEALING WITH CONTRABAND BEING BROUGHT IN OR OUT OF A PENAL INSTITUTION, AND DIRECTIONS TO RIKERS ISLAND ARE ALSO PROVIDED....ELW
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel; Corrections volunteers; New York; Procedure manuals; Public information; Volunteer programs; Volunteers
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