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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 for State and Local Prisoners

Award Number: V225A40132

Project Director: Dr. Bruce Payette

Awardee: Nacogdoches Law Enforcement Center

Street Address: 2306 Douglas Road

City, State, Zip: Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

Telephone: (409) 560-7760

Fax: (409) 560-7808

Funds By Fiscal Year: Federal: FY 1993 $236,787
Other Federal: $
Non-Federal: FY 1993$

Total Funds: $236,787
Federal Funds - 100% of total funds

Award Period: December 1, 1993 - November 30, 1996

Federal Project Officer: Carolyn Fuqua, Office of Correctional Ed, (202) 205-5621

Objective: To reduce recidivism and increase life skills through social service, business, and education alliances.

Procedures: Assessment; computer-based literacy instruction; physical challenge program; cognitive restructuring; alcohol and substance abuse prevention; employer contact; follow up after employment.

Outcomes/Results/Products: Reduced recidivism and increased life skills, literacy, and rates of employment.

Educational Level (s): Adults (male and female)

Target Population (s): Incarcerated adults

Estimated Number of Trainees: 50 - 100 per year

Partner (s): Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office, Nacogdoches Community Coalition, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of East Texas, Deep East Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services, local businesses and education institutions and agencies.

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