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ERIC Number: ED398353
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
RECAP (Rock County Education and Criminal Addictions Program) Program Manual Prepared to be of Assistance in Program Replication.
Blackhawk Technical Coll., Janesville, WI.
This document, which is designed for practitioners involved in the vocational education/rehabilitation of incarcerated adults, contains materials to facilitate replication of the Rock County Education and Criminal Additions Program (RECAP), a comprehensive, integrated training/rehabilitation program that was developed and implemented through the joint efforts of Blackhawk Technical College and Rock Country Jail in Wisconsin. The following items are included: statement of the partnership's philosophy; summary of RECAP activities (project report, final 3-year evaluation, dissemination brochure, and program outlines); course outlines used in the program's basic skills education and vocational/job-related training components; competency certificates awarded to graduates of programs in seven trades; handbook of the program's Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) 509 high school equivalency component; RECAP handbook; suggested procedures for establishing/using advisory committees; treatment information used in group counseling efforts; operational policies and procedures; recruitment and retention methods and materials; job descriptions and lists of required tasks of basic skills instructors and staff; program accountability/reporting forms; and information about RECAP's community service component. (MN)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Basic Skills, Competency Based Education, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation, Dropout Prevention, High School Equivalency Programs, Integrated Curriculum, Job Training, Partnerships in Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Public Service, Records (Forms), Student Recruitment, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Correctional Education.
Authoring Institution: Blackhawk Technical Coll., Janesville, WI.
Note: Additional funding provided by Rock County Sheriff