U. S. Department of Education
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)
Division of National Programs (DNP)
PROGRAM TITLE: Life Skills for State and Local Prisoners
PROJECT TITLE: Life Skills Training, Reintegration Planning, and Community Advocacy for Female Offenders
AWARD NUMBER: V255A40117
PROJECT DIRECTOR: Nancy L. Zang
AWARDEE: Michigan DOC, Female Offender Programs
STREET ADDRESS: P.O. Box 30003
CITY, STATE, ZIP: Lansing, Michigan 48909
TELEPHONE: (517) 373-3653
FAX: (517) 373-6883
FUNDS BY Federal: FY 1994 $299,905
FISCAL YEAR: Other Federal: $
Non-Federal: FY 1994 $
Total Funds: $299,905
Federal Funds - 100% of total funds
AWARD PERIOD: January 1, 1994 - December 31, 1996
FEDERAL PROJECT OFFICER: Office of Correctional Ed (202) 205-5621
OBJECTIVES: To develop and implement systematic programming which interfaces life skills education, counseling, and pre-release planning with structured advocacy services upon return to the community.
PROCEDURES: Structured assessment activities coupled with focused life skills education and counseling culminating in individualized reintegration plans supported by community advocates.
OUTCOMES/RESULTS/PRODUCTS: Increased life skills and problem solving abilities. Products include a life skills curriculum, information packet, and design/implementation manual.
EDUCATIONAL LEVEL (S): Adult
TARGET POPULATION (S): Female offenders having at least 6 - 9 months remaining prior to eligibility for parole
ESTIMATED NUMBER OF TRAINEES: 60 per year
PARTNER(S): Michigan State University Criminal Justice Department; and Women A.R.I.S.E.