Open Access Graduate Research Paper
In the past fifteen to twenty years, penal reform has undergone a structural and service model trend toward vocational training and counseling. In many state penal facilities inmates can now take advantage of vocational/technical training and even obtain external degrees through correspondence programs with local colleges and universities. There is a need to supplement these training efforts by preparing inmates emotionally and socially for the kinds of pressures they will face upon release. The high rates of recidivism, substance abuse and unemployment represented by the ex-offender population are highly indicative of the special needs of this group .
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of School Administration and Personnel Services
Robert T. Lembke
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©1981 Elaine Rose Penn
Penn, Elaine Rose, "The Life Management Project: A comprehensive treatment and training approach to rehabilitation for adult offenders" (1981). Graduate Research Papers. 3100.