ERIC Number: ED159418
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Developing Program Models and Prototype Training Materials to Meet Occupational Training Needs of Adult Women Offenders from a Correctional Institution. Final Report.
Gibson, Suzanne, Ed.
Based on a need for occupational training materials in female corrections education, an eighteen-month project was conducted to (1) assess non-stereotyped occupational skill training interests and needs of women offenders in Virginia, (2) design model training curricula to meet the assessed needs, (3) develop training materials to implement programs using the curricula, and (4) pilot test and evaluate the materials. Written questionnaires were administered to a sample of 200 offenders followed by personal interviews to assess vocational training interests and needs. Searches were also conducted to identify existing resources. Instructional materials were then developed and field tested in six occupational areas: child care aide; clothing services and machine repair helper; floral assistant; health aide; receiving clerk; and sanitarian aide. Based on testing and third-party evaluation, six program guides were revised and produced in final form. (Questionnaires and pilot test data and analyses are appended. The program guides are available separately--CE 017 809-814.) (JH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Note: For related documents see CE 017 809-814