ERIC Number: ED398957
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
The Journal from the Northwest Center for the Study of Correctional Education, 1996.
Clare, Warren L., Ed.
Journal from the Northwest Center for the Study of Correctional Education, v1 1996
This journal presents a forum for discussion and research related to correctional education programs and their effects on students. This inaugural issue contains the following articles: (1) "The Position of Correctional Education in the Current Crime Dilemma," by the editors, describing problems currently facing correctional administrators and key issues related to program improvement; (2) "An Abstract: Personality Characteristics of Teachers Working in Washington State Correctional Institutions," by John O. Larsgaard, Lillian F. Lauer, and Charles E. Kelso, Jr., reviewing the age, length of service, contact hours per week, and self-assessments of personality traits of 90 correctional educators in Washington; (3) "A Study of the Recidivism of Garrett Heyns Education Center (GHEC) Graduates Released between 1985 and 1991," by Charles Kelso, finding that the recidivism rate for the GHEC graduates after 5 years was 13.9%, compared to 30.9% statewide; (4) "An Analysis of Recidivism Rates for Inmates Completing Vocational/Academic Programs at Twin Rivers Corrections Center/Edmonds Community College (1984-1995)," by Jerry Haynes, reporting a 9.1% recidivism rate for associate degree graduates and a 14.8% rate for certificate holders; (5) "An Open Letter: A Curriculum Guide for Correctional Educators," describing training requirements for potential correctional educators; and (6) "Civilizing the Visigoths: Education in a Prison Classroom," by Warren L. Clare, describing the role of education in the correctional environment and the importance of treating prisoners with sensitivity and respect. (HAA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centralia Coll., WA.; Garrett Heyns Education Center, Shelton, WA.
Note: Published annually.