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NCJ Number: 63918 Find in a Library
Title: ACA (AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION) - COMPREHENSIVE WORK ENTRY PROGRAM - UNIT 9 - HANDLING YOUR CHECKING ACCOUNT
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 TRAINING MANUAL ON OPENING AND MAINTAINING A CHECKING ACCOUNT 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 RECOGNIZE THAT A CHECKING ACCOUNT IS A SAFE WAY TO HANDLE MONEY. HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY STEPS FOR OPENING A CHECKING ACCOUNT, TO DISCERN AMONG DIFFERENT KINDS OF CHECKING ACCOUNTS, TO WRITE AND ENDORSE CHECKS CORRECTLY, TO RECONCILE THE ACCOUNT EACH MONTH, AND TO UNDERSTAND THE NEED TO NOTIFY THE BANK IMMEDIATELY IF A CHECKBOOK OR SINGLE CHECK IS LOST. THE MANUAL INCLUDES A LIST OF LEARNING GOALS AND SUBGOALS, A UNIT PRETEST AND POSTTEST, ILLUSTRATED STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS FOR OPENING AND MAINTAINING AN ACCOUNT, REVIEW QUESTIONS, UNIT-TEST KEY, WORD LIST, AND BLANK SPACE FOR TEACHER'S NOTES. THE MANUAL IS PART OF A CURRICULUM MATERIALS PACKAGE DEVELOPED BY THE AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION AS PART OF A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM WAS IMPLEMENTED IN FOUR LOCAL JAILS IN 1979 AND WAS FUNDED BY A LEAA GRANT. THE PROGRAM, TITLED COORDINATED COMMUNITY OFFENDER EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS, 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 JUVENILE AND OTHER TYPES OF INSTITUTIONS. FOR OTHER COMPONENTS OF THE TRAINING MATERIALS PACKAGE, SEE NCJ 63908-63917 AND 63919-63925. (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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