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NCJ Number: 63913 Find in a Library
Title: ACA (AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION) - COMPREHENSIVE WORK ENTRY PROGRAM - UNIT 4 - WRITING YOUR RESUME
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: THIS ILLUSTRATED TRAINING MANUAL ON WRITING A JOB RESUME IS DESIGNED FOR USE BY JAIL INMATES IN A PREEMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAM AIMED AT INCREASING WORK-RELATED SOCIAL SKILLS.
Abstract: AFTER COMPLETING THE TRAINING UNIT OF WHICH THIS MANUAL IS A PART, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO WRITE A RESUME ACCORDING TO A SPECIFIED MODEL AND WRITE A COVER LETTER. SPECIFIC LEARNING POINTS INCLUDE IDENTIFYING THE RESUME PURPOSE, GIVING INFORMATION SO THAT STRENGTHS ARE EMPHASIZED, AND LISTING INFORMATION ON EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVE, EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER EXPERIENCE. THE MANUAL INCLUDES A LIST OF LEARNING GOALS AND SUBGOALS, DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE MANUAL, UNIT PRETEST AND POSTTEST, ILLUSTRATED STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS FOR WRITING A RESUME AND COVER LETTER, A SAMPLE COVER LETTER AND RESUME, UNIT-TEST KEY, AND WORD LIST. THE MANUAL IS PART OF A CURRICULUM MATERIALS PACKAGE DEVELOPED BY THE AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION AS PART OF A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM, FUNDED BY AN LEAA GRANT, WAS IMPLEMENTED IN FOUR LOCAL JAILS IN 1979. TITLED COORDINATED COMMUNITY OFFENDER EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS, IT IS DESIGNED TO INCREASE INMATES' EMPLOYABILITY AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES BY TEACHING CONSUMER AND LIFE SKILLS NEEDED TO COPE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY AS WELL AS SKILLS RELATED TO LOCATING AND FINDING EMPLOYMENT. ALTHOUGH DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR ADULT INMATES IN CITY AND COUNTY JAILS, THE PROGRAM CAN BE ADAPTED TO JUVENILES AND TO OTHER TYPES OF INSTITUTIONS. FOR OTHER COMPONENTS OF THE TRAINING MATERIALS PACKAGE, SEE NCJ 63908-63912, AND 63914-63925. (CFW)
Index Term(s): American Correctional Association (ACA); Course materials; Ex-offenders; Inmate Programs; Inmate vocational training; Model programs; Prerelease programs; Self instructional materials
Note: PRICE QUOTED IS FOR ENTIRE SET OF 16 WORKBOOKS. WORKBOOKS ARE NOT AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
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