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.