TITLE

Perceptions of the Vocational Education Program in the New York State Department of Correctional Services

AUTHOR(S)
Brandon, Ann; Chard-Wierschem, Deborah; Mancini, Michael
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Correctional Education;Mar1999, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the findings of a survey on the perceptions of staff and inmates regarding the effectiveness of the correctional services vocational education program in New York. Benefits of the vocational training program; Perceptions of vocational employability; Improvements needed for the vocational training program.
ACCESSION #
10922296

 

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