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ERIC Number: ED020325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jul
Pages: 37
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Reference Count: 0
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EXPERIMENTAL AND DEMONSTRATION MANPOWER PROJECT FOR TRAINING AND PLACEMENT OF YOUTHFUL INMATES OF DRAPER CORRECTIONAL CENTER, ELMORE, ALABAMA. SECOND DISSEMINATION REPORT.
MCKEE, JOHN M.
THE DISSEMINATION-PUBLIC RELATIONS PORTION OF THE PROJECT HAD TWO OBJECTIVES--(1) TO CREATE A CLIMATE FAVORABLE TO EFFORTS DIRECTED TOWARD PLACING GRADUATES IN JOBS, AND (2) TO SOLICIT COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS WHOSE AREA OF EXPERTISE WOULD ENABLE THE PROJECT TO IMPLEMENT HEALTH, SAFETY, AND ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS FOR THE STUDENTS. THE ACTIVITIES OF THE STAFF DURING JULY IN MEETING THESE OBJECTIVES INCLUDED--(1) CONDUCTING A WORKSHOP "NEW APPROACHES TO TRAINING," (2) PARTICIPATING IN THE CORRECTIONAL MANPOWER TRAINING CONFERENCE IN HOUSTON, TEXAS, (3) DISTRIBUTING 1,500 PUBLICATIONS AT THE CONFERENCE AND 589 PUBLICATIONS TO PERSONS IN NINE STATES, (4) COMPLETING 120 NEW SLIDES, (5) PRESENTING VISITOR INTERVIEWS ON TELEVISION, AND (6) ENTERTAINING 13 VISITORS. A SUMMARY OF DISSEMINATION ACTIVITIES SINCE THE PROJECT BEGAN IN 1964, NEWS RELEASES, THE HOUSTON CONFERENCE PROGRAM, AND DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT VISITORS ARE GIVEN. THE APPENDIX INCLUDES TWO SPEECHES PRESENTED AT THE HOUSTON CONFERENCE--(1) "ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATION OF AN E AND D PROGRAM UNDER THE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT," BY DONNA M. SEAY, AND (2) "INNOVATIONS IN CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS--DRAPER'S APPROACH TO CORRECTIONAL MANPOWER TRAINING" BY JOHN M. MCKEE. OTHER DISSEMINATION REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AS VT 005 714 - VT 005 716. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Research Foundation, Elmore, AL. Draper Correctional Center.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act