ERIC Number: ED446219
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Including Prisoners and Ex-Offenders in Employment and Society. Proceedings of the Integra Conference (Dublin, Ireland, November 1998).
Ronayne, Thomas, Ed.
This book contains proceedings from a conference, held in Dublin, Ireland, on employment of prisoners and ex-offenders, including opening and closing addresses, papers from plenary sessions and summaries from panel sessions and workshops. The opening address, given by John O'Donoghue, is followed by "Including Prisoners and Ex-Offenders in Employment and Society: Overview and Conference Objective" (Tom Ronayne). A summary of a panel session on "What Do We Need to Do to Ensure that Prisoners and Ex-Offenders Are Included in Employment and Society?" is followed by five papers from the plenary session on Pointers to Effective Action. Papers are "The Pathways Project" (Martin Walters); "The Outreach Project" (Colm O'Herlihy); "The MABiS (Model Project--Integration of Training and Employment for Ex-Prisoners) Project" (Wolfgang Wirth); "The JUVOS Project" (Andrea Ward); and "What Works and Why" (Andrew McCall). Summaries from three workshops follow. The workshops examined "Education and Training for Prisoners and Ex-Offenders"; "The Employment of Ex-Offenders"; and "Developing Empowering Practices." The document closes with selected quotations from panel members and a closing address by Paul O'Mahony. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Community Involvement, Continuing Education, Correctional Education, Correctional Rehabilitation, Demonstration Programs, Developed Nations, Employment Programs, Foreign Countries, Job Search Methods, Job Training, Outreach Programs, Postsecondary Education, Prisoners, Vocational Rehabilitation
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
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Sponsor: European Social Fund, Dublin (Ireland).
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Identifiers - Location: Ireland; United Kingdom (England)