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NCJ Number: 68735 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: ESTABLISHING STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Author(s): W E DEAN; C L MAYNARD
Corporate Author: Michigan Dept of Corrections
Office of Health Care
Correctional Health Care Program
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 123
Sponsoring Agency: Michigan Dept of Corrections
Lansing, MI 48913
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 77-ED-99-0026
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: ONE IN A SERIES OF 'HOW-TO' MANUALS, THIS DOCUMENT GIVES SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS AND DECISIONMAKING GUIDELINES FOR HEALTH CARE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
Abstract: THIS MANUAL IS PART OF THE CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAM SERIES SPONSORED BY THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS UNDER A GRANT FROM THE LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION. THE SERIES' GOAL IS TO BETTER DEFINE THE MAJOR ELEMENTS WHICH CONSITITUTE A COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE PROGRAM IN A CORRECTIONAL SETTING. WRITTEN ON A PRACTICAL LEVEL FROM HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE, THIS DOCUMENT IS INTENDED TO ACCOMMODATE A WIDE RANGE OF PROGRAM NEEDS AND CIRCUMSTANCES WITH THE AIM TO ASSIST PROGRAM PLANNERS AND MANAGERS IN PROMOTING SYSTEMATIC PROGRAM STRATEGIES. DESCRIBED IN DETAIL ARE THE OVERALL FEATURES OF A STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS TO BE TAKEN DURING THE PROCESS'S PLANNING STAGE ARE DEFINED. THESE ACTIONS INCLUDE CLARIFYING THE PROBLEM, APPRAISING ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS, SETTING PROGRAMATIC GOALS AND OBJECTIVES, AND ESTABLISHING PROGRAM MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES. THE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IS OUTLINED AND GUIDELINES LISTED FOR IMPLEMENTING THE PLAN. FINALLY, AN OVERVIEW OF THE EVALUATION PROCESS IS GIVEN, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, RESOURCES, AND SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS KEYED TO SPECIFIC SECTIONS OF THE MANUAL ARE APPENDED. CHARTS, TABLES, AND GRAPHICS ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Correctional planning; Inmate Programs; Medical and dental services; Procedure manuals; Staff development training
Note: CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAM - RESOURCE MANUAL
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