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NCJ Number: 63923 Find in a Library
Title: ACA (AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION) - COMPREHENSIVE WORK ENTRY PROGRAM - UNIT 14 - PLANNING YOUR FAMILY
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
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
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ILLUSTRATED TRAINING MANUAL ON FAMILY PLANNING AND BIRTH CONTROL IS DESIGNED FOR JAIL INMATES IN A PREEMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAM TO INCREASE WORK-RELATED SOCIAL SKILLS.
Abstract: AFTER COMPLETING THIS TRAINING UNIT, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT FAMILY PLANNING. SPECIFIC GOALS ARE TO REALIZE THAT HAVING A FAMILY IS A SERIOUS RESPONSIBILITY, TO UNDERSTAND ABORTION, TO RECOGNIZE THAT BIRTH-CONTROL METHODS ARE PREFERABLE TO ABORTION, AND TO IDENTIFY METHODS OF BIRTH CONTROL (PILL, INTRAUTERINE DEVICE, DIAPHRAGM, CONDOM, FOAM, AND NATURAL METHODS). THE MANUAL INCLUDES A LIST OF LEARNING GOALS AND SUBGOALS, DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE MANUAL, UNIT PRETEST AND POSTTEST, ILLUSTRATED DISCUSSIONS OF SPECIFIC BIRTH-CONTROL CONCEPTS AND METHODS, 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 63908-22, AND 63924-25. (CFW)
Index Term(s): American Correctional Association (ACA); Course materials; Domestic relations; Inmate Programs; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Medical and dental services; Model programs; Self instructional materials
Note: PRICE QUOTED IS FOR ENTIRE SET OF 16 WORKBOOKS. WORKBOOKS ARE NOT AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
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