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Title: Resource and Reference Guide for Education and Leisure Activity Managers and Personnel in the Federal Prison System - Education Handbook
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Federal Bureau of Prisons
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 241
Sponsoring Agency: Eric Document Reproduction Service
Arlington, VA 22210
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20534
Sale Source: Eric Document Reproduction Service
P. O. Box 190
Arlington, VA 22210
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Designed to serve as a resource handbook for education supervisors and assistant supervisors, this two-volume handbook discusses the areas of a manager's responsibility relating to the operation of an education department within a Federal correctional institution.
Abstract: The handbook is divided into two major content areas: administrative responsibilities and procedures, and program scope and content. An outline details administrative issues such as goal setting, admission and orientation responsibilities, the establishment of an inmate program reporting system, supervision of the education program, budget planning and management, and staff training. The section on program scope and content covers such subjects as the learning resource center, the graduate education diploma (GED) and postsecondary programs, study release, and occupational education programs. Correspondence courses, and library and legal library services are detailed as are leisure activities, social education, and pre-release preparation. Special programs include artists-in-prisons (performing arts), art classes, and visiting room programs for inmates' families. Lists of course offerings in Federal correctional institutions, the education staff at those institutions, and resource materials are contained in the second volume. Federal Bureau of Prisons policy statements relating to education and education programs within Federal Bureau of Prisons policy statements relating to education and education programs within Federal institutions are also appended.
Index Term(s): Degree programs; Federal correctional facilities; Financial management; Inmate academic education; Inmate art programs; Inmate Programs; Personnel administration; Staff development training; Vocational training
Note: Issued in two volumes
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