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NCJ Number: 63910 Find in a Library
Title: ACA (AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION) - COMPREHENSIVE WORK ENTRY PROGRAM - UNIT 1 - WHY WORK?
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 73-ED-99-0038
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PART OF A PREEMPLOYMENT TRAINING CURRICULUM PACKAGE FOR EX-OFFENDERS, THIS UNIT ASSISTS THE STUDENT IN IDENTIFYING REASONS FOR GETTING AND KEEPING A JOB.
Abstract: USING STRAIGHTFORWARD AND CLEAR EXPLANATIONS, SUPPLEMENTED WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, IT PRESENTS BASIC AND COMPELLING REASONS FOR AN EX-OFFENDER TO WORK AT A REGULAR, SALARIED JOB. POSITIVE REASONS FOR WORKING INCLUDE RECEIVING A REGULAR SALARY, SATISFYING CONDITIONS FOR RELEASE, MAKING NEW AND BETTER FRIENDS, FULFILLING ADULT RESPONSIBILITIES, BUILDING SELF-CONFIDENCE, AND BEING RESPECTED. ALSO, A JOB PROVIDES THE MATERIAL MEANS TO WORK TOWARD PERSONAL GOALS, WITHOUT FEAR OF BEING CAUGHT. A REGULAR SALARY ALLOWS A PERSON TO WORK TOWARDS GETTING A NEW CAR OR A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE, AS WELL AS HELPING ONE'S FAMILY TO ENJOY A BETTER LIFE. THE MOST BASIC REASON IS THAT HAVING A 'STRAIGHT' JOB IS THE BEST WAY TO ENSURE THAT A PERSON WILL STAY OUT OF JAIL IN THE FUTURE. THE BOOKLET INCLUDE A TEST AND A WORD LIST. SEE ALSO NCJ 63908-63909 AND 63910-63925. (PRG)
Index Term(s): Ex-offender employment; Motivation; Offenders; Reference materials
Note: PRICE QUOTED IS FOR ENTIRE SET OF 16 WORKBOOKS. WORKBOOKS ARE NOT AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
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