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Title: TRANSITION FROM PRISON TO EMPLOYMENT - AN ASSESSMENT OF COMMUNITY-BASED ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS - CASE STUDY ANALYSES AND FLOW DIAGRAMS - NATIONAL EVALUATION PROGRAM - PHASE 1 REPORT
Author(s): M A TOBORG; L J CENTER; R H MILKMAN; D W DAVIS
Corporate Author: Lazar Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 312
Sponsoring Agency: Lazar Institute
McLean, VA 22101
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-NI-99-0083
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS WORKING PAPER, PART OF THE NATIONAL EVALUATION PROGRAM'S PHASE I ASSESSMENT OF COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS OFFERING EMPLOYMENT SERVICES TO EX-OFFENDERS, CONTAINS DESCRIPTIONS OF THE OPERATIONS OF 15 EXISTING PROJECTS.
Abstract: THE REPORT REPRESENTS THE SECOND STAGE OF THE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES PROGRAM STUDY. AFTER IDENTIFICATION OF THE PROGRAM UNIVERSE (NCJ-42243), A SURVEY OF 500 FEDERAL, REGIONAL, STATE, AND LOCAL PROGRAMS RESULTED IN SELECTION OF A SAMPLE OF PROGRAMS FOR MORE DETAILED ANALYSIS. THE SAMPLE REFLECTED THE RANGE IN VARIATION IN THE PROGRAM UNIVERSE IN SUCH AREAS AS PROGRAM AGE; NUMBER OF CLIENTS SERVED; SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF CLIENTS; TYPES OF SERVICES PROVIDED; STAFF SIZE AND TYPE; PROGRAM SUCCESS CRITERIA; FUNDING SOURCE AND LEVEL; NUMBERS OF PRISON RELEASEES SERVED; AND RELATIONSHIP WITH CORRECTIONS OFFICIALS. THE PROGRAMS CHOSEN FOR DETAILED ANALYSIS AND DESCRIBED IN THIS REPORT ARE: EMPLOY-EX, INC., IN DENVER (CO); OPERATION DARE, CHICAGO; COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL SERVICES PROJECT FOR THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, GENEVA (IL); VOCATIONAL ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM, DECATUR (IL); PROJECT HELPING INDUSTRY RECRUIT EX-OFFENDERS (HIRE), MINNEAPOLIS; PROJECT NEWGATE, MINNEAPOLIS; PAROLE REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT PROJECT (PREP), COLUMBUS (OH); LOUISVILLE (KY) CLEARINGHOUSE FOR EX-OFFENDERS; INSTITUTE OF GENERAL, MECHANICAL, AND ELECTRICAL SCIENCE, PHILADELPHIA; LAW OFFENDER SERVICES DIVISION, BOSTON; PROJECT MORE, NEW HAVEN (CT); ALAMEDA COUNTY EX-OFFENDER SKILLS BANK, OAKLAND (CA); ASSISTANCE TO OFFENDERS, INC., ATLANTA; OFFENDER AID AND RESTORATION, FAIRFAX (VA); AND IMPACT MANPOWER SERVICES PROJECT, BALTIMORE. INFORMATION WAS COLLECTED DURING SITE VISITS TO THE 15 SAMPLE PROGRAMS, AND REVEALED FACTS ABOUT THE NATURE AND PROBLEMS OF COMMUNITY BASED EX-OFFENDER EMPLOYMENT SERVICES WHICH ARE INCLUDED IN THE NARRATIVE DESCRIPTIONS OF EACH PROGRAM AND ILLUSTRATED IN THE ACCOMPANYING CLIENT FLOW DIAGRAMS. FOR OTHER WORKING PAPERS AND A SUMMARY OF THE PHASE I ASSESSMENT, SEE NCJ-42243 THROUGH 42245.
Index Term(s): Case studies; Community support; Community-based corrections (adult); Ex-offender employment; Ex-offenders; National Evaluation Program; Programs
Note: NATIONAL EVALUATION PROGRAM
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