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NCJ Number: 63922 Find in a Library
Title: ACA (AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION) - COMPREHENSIVE WORK ENTRY PROGRAM - UNIT 13 - PROVIDING FOR YOUR HOUSING NEEDS
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 PROVIDING FOR PERSONAL HOUSING NEEDS IS DESIGNED FOR INMATE USE IN A PREEMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAM TO INCREASE WORK-RELATED SOCIAL SKILLS.
Abstract: AFTER COMPLETING THE TRAINING UNIT, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE SOME BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT HOUSING. SPECIFIC TASKS ARE TO IDENTIFY ADVANTAGES OF RENTING AND OF BUYING, TO IDENTIFY HOUSING COSTS AND INFORMATION NEEDED WHEN ASKING ABOUT AN APARTMENT OR HOUSE, AND TO UTILIZE THE LOCAL HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) OFFICE FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT LOCAL HOUSING. THE MANUAL INCLUDES A LIST OF GOALS AND SUBGOALS, DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE MANUAL, UNIT PRETEST AND POSTTEST, ILLUSTRATED EXPLANATIONS OF INFORMATION ON PROVIDING FOR HOUSING NEEDS, REVIEW QUESTIONS, UNIT TEST KEY, AND WORD LIST. THE MANUAL IS PART OF A CURRICULUM MATERIALS PACKAGE DEVELOPED BY THE AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION (ACA) AS PART OF A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM, FUNDED BY A LEAA GRANT, WAS IMPLEMENTED IN FOUR LOCAL JAILS IN 1979. TITLED COORDINATED COMMUNITY OFFENDER EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS, (CCOEP), 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 63908-21, AND 63923-25. (CFW)
Index Term(s): American Correctional Association (ACA); Budgets; Consumer protection; Course materials; Decisionmaking; Inmate Programs; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Model programs; Self instructional materials
Note: PRICE QUOTED IS FOR ENTIRE SET OF 16 WORKBOOKS. WORKBOOKS ARE NOT AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
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