ERIC Number: ED503230
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Building from the Ground Up: Creating Effective Programs to Mentor Children of Prisoners. The Amachi Model
Goode, W. Wilson, Sr.; Smith, Thomas J.
Drawing from Public/Private Ventures (P/PV's) five years of hands-on experience designing and implementing Amachi programs around the country, "Building From The Ground Up" describes best practices for planning, developing and managing a mentoring-children-of-prisoners program. This guidebook is essential for learning the professional procedures, standards and administrative tools required to have an effective program. (Contains 2 figures and 1 table.)
Descriptors: Mentors, Program Effectiveness, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Program Development, Program Design, Volunteers, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Relationship, Technical Assistance, Money Management, Church Programs, Urban Areas, Youth Programs
Public/Private Ventures. 122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10168. Tel: 212-822-2400; Fax: 202-949-0439; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ppv.org
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts; Department of Health and Human Services
Authoring Institution: Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, PA.