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ERIC Number: ED298245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jul-14
Proceedings of the State Directors of Correctional Education Annual Meeting (4th, Atlanta, Georgia, July 14, 1985).
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
This document contains the proceedings of an annual meeting of state directors of correctional education on the topic of "special needs of the female offender." Dianne Carter of the U.S. Department of Education's Correction Education Program opened the meeting with welcoming comments and reported on many activities of the corrections education program during the 1984-85 year. Pontheolla Williams, Special Assistant to the Director, Adult Literacy Initiative, U.S. Department of Education, discussed "The National Adult Literacy Initiative: Implications for Correctional Education." T. A. Ryan then conducted the training session on "special needs of the female offender." Workshop materials provided in this document include: overviews of the lecture outline and lecture narrative; action plans for the task group activity descriptions, administration, and assignment; task group rosters; and recommendations for research projects. Appendices include workshop report forms, evaluation form and responses, and two papers: "Special Needs of Female Offenders: Implications for Correctional Education Administrators and Supervisors" by T. A. Ryan and "Female Offenders with Emotional Problems" by Esther Heffernan. A list of participants is included in the report. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.