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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 & Local Prisoners

Project Title: Life Skills Training, Reintegration Planning, and Community Advocacy for Female Offenders

Award Number: V255A40109

Project Director: Randy Johnson

Awardee: Life Skills Reintegration project

Street Address: 105 Stratton Building - EKU

City, State, Zip: Richmond, Kentucky40475-3131

Telephone: (606) 259-3476

Fax: (606) 255-7323

Funds By Fiscal Year: Federal: FY 1994$293,490

Other Federal: $

Non-Federal: FY 1994$

Total Funds: $293,490 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 evaluate the effectiveness of the program's delivery process and content.Demonstrate and disseminate information about the project.Prepare a post-project continuation plan to include additional State correctional facilities.

Procedures: Two delivery methods of life skills training are used; video tapes with instructional material and satellite television.Control and experimental groups will be used.

Outcomes/Results/Products: The project will measure participant satisfaction of delivery methods, life skills achievement and reduction of recidivism.Presentations and teleconferences will result.

Educational Level (s): Adults

Target Population (s): Incarcerated adult males and females

Estimated Number of Trainees: 100 total

Partner(s): Lexington/Fayette Urban County Detention Center, Eastern Kentucky University Training Resource Center, and Kentucky Educational TV Network.

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