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NCJ Number: 63917 Find in a Library
Title: ACA (AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION) - COMPREHENSIVE WORK ENTRY PROGRAM - UNIT 8 - MANAGING YOUR MONEY
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 22
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 MANUAL ON MANAGING PERSONAL FINANCES IS DESIGNED FOR USE BY 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 MANAGE MONEY BY UNDERSTANDING THE NATURE OF A BUDGET, BY INCLUDING ALL INCOME IN THE BUDGET, AND BY LISTING FIRST ALL FIXED EXPENSES AND THEN ALL FLEXIBLE EXPENSES. THE MANUAL INCLUDES A LIST OF LEARNING GOALS AND SUBGOALS, DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE MANUAL, UNIT PRETEST AND POSTTEST, STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS FOR DEVELOPING A PERSONAL BUDGET, REVIEW QUESTIONS, TEST KEY, WORD LIST, SAMPLE BUDGET, AND SPACE FOR TEACHER'S NOTES. THE MANUAL IS PART OF A CURRICULUM MATERIALS PACKAGE DEVELOPED AS PART OF A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM WAS IMPLEMENTED IN FOUR LOCAL JAILS BY THE AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION IN 1979. THE PROGRAM, TITLED COORDINATED COMMUNITY OFFENDER EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS WAS FUNDED BY A LEAA GRANT. PROGRAM GOAL IS 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 JUVENILE AND TO OTHER TYPES OF INSTITUTIONS. FOR OTHER COMPONENTS OF THE TRAINING MATERIALS PACKAGE, SEE NCJ 63908-63916 AND 63918-63925. (CFW)
Index Term(s): Course materials; Financial management; Inmate Programs; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Loan sharking; Model programs; Self instructional materials
Note: PRICE QUOTED IS FOR ENTIRE SET OF 16 WORKBOOKS. WORKBOOKS ARE NOT AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
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