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ERIC Number: ED020436
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 45
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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 AT ELMORE, ALABAMA. FIRST PROGRESS REPORT, SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER 15, 1964.
MCKEE, JOHN M.
YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16 AND 23 ARE THE EXPERIMENTAL SUBJECTS IN A MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ACT PROGRAM, ESTABLISHED AUGUST 31, 1964. BASIC AND OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION WAS PROVIDED IN (1) FIVE 26-WEEK COURSES--WELDING, APPLIANCE REPAIR, AUTO REPAIR, BARBERING, AND BRICKLAYING, AND (2) TWO 52-WEEK COURSES--RADIO AND TELEVISION REPAIR AND TECHNICAL WRITING. ENROLLMENT IN EACH COURSE WAS SET AT 10 STUDENTS. THE PROGRAM AIMED TO DEMONSTRATE SUCCESSFUL INMATE TRAINING, REDUCTION OF TRAINING TIME BY USING PROGRAMED MATERIALS, SUCCESSFUL JOB PLACEMENT, THE EFFECTS OF COUNSELING ON INMATES AND THEIR FAMILIES, THE EFFECTS OF A COUNSELOR PRACTICUM FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS, AND THE SUCCESSFUL USE OF COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS IN THE PRE-RELEASE PROGRAM. ACTIVITIES FOR THIS PERIOD INCLUDED PREPARING PROGRAMED MATERIALS, REMODELING FACILITIES, HIRING STAFF, AND ESTABLISHING A LIST OF POTENTIAL EMPLOYMENT COMMUNITIES. THE APPENDIXES INCLUDE PERSONAL RESUMES, SAMPLE FORMS, A SUMMARY OF STUDENT TEST SCORES ON THE CALIFORNIA ACHIEVEMENT TEST AND THE GENERAL APTITUDE TEST BATTERY, A TIME SCHEDULE OF CLASSES, AND NEWS RELEASES. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Research Foundation, Elmore, AL. Draper Correctional Center.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act