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NCJ Number: 64849 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: TENNESSEE - PROJECT CERCE (COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION IN A CORRECTIONAL ENVIRONMENT) RESIDENT MANUAL
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Tennessee Dept of Correction
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 64
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Tennessee Dept of Correction
Nashville, TN 37243
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PURPOSE, PROGRAMS, AND REGULATIONS THAT APPLY TO THE COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION IN A CORRECTIONAL ENVIRONMENT (CERCE) PROJECT AT THE MEMPHIS CORRECTIONAL CENTER ARE EXPLAINED.
Abstract: THIS MANUAL DESCRIBES WHAT RESIDENTS MUST DO TO BENEFIT FULLY FROM THE AVAILABLE CERCE PROGRAMS. CERCE WAS ESTABLISHED TO HELP INDIVIDUALS DEVELOP ALTERNATIVE AND EFFECTIVE PATTERNS OF BEHAVIOR WHICH INCLUDE ACQUIRING THE EDUCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SKILLS THAT WILL RESULT IN DESIRABLE EMPLOYMENT. THE TWO PRIMARY MODES OF INFLUENCING CLIENTS ARE ENVIRONMENTAL UNITS AND EDUCATIONAL CLASSES. ENVIRONMENTAL UNITS ARE GRADED FROM THE INDUCTION PHASE THROUGH GENERAL AND ADVANCED STATUS TO STUDY AND PRERELEASE. EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS INCLUDE DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL TRAINING, AND STUDY RELEASE. ALL RESIDENTS BEING IN THE INDUCTION UNIT WHERE THEY ARE EVALUATED, TESTED, AND GIVEN WORK ASSIGNMENTS. THE NEXT LEVEL, THE GENERAL UNITS, OFFERS OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND FOR LEARNING APPROPRIATE RESPONSES TO THE ENVIRONMENT. THE ADVANCED UNIT IS FOR THE INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS SHOWN A GREAT DEAL OF BEHAVIORAL, VOCATIONAL, AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRESS. OTHER UNITS ARE FOR REORIENTATION, DISCIPLINE, DEVELOPMENT, DRUG ABUSE REHABILITATION, AND PRERELEASE. EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS OFFERED INCLUDE WELDING, BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, DATA ENTRY, WAREHOUSING, FOOD SERVICES, INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE, AND SURVEYING AND DRAFTING. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE, AND MANY COURSE CREDITS ARE TRANSFERABLE TO AREA SCHOOLS UPON CLIENT'S RELEASE. MATHEMATICS AND READING COURSES ARE ALSO OFFERED AS WELL AS THE GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (G.E.D.) PROGRAM. APPENDIXES ARE INCLUDED IN THE MANUAL. (LWM)
Index Term(s): Behavioral objectives; Inmate academic education; Inmate attitudes; Inmate Programs; Inmate vocational training; Rehabilitation; Tennessee
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