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Reentry Prerelease Program
The Reentry Prerelease Program was developed to fulfill a critical component of prerelease practices*. The program will help ensure a successful transition by equipping offenders with the basic knowledge and skills needed to reintegrate into the community.
The curriculum supports positive individual change by providing practice activities designed to improve the ability to use and process information, develop a positive attitude and moral compass, and accept rules and regulations.
Program Features and Benefits
The Reentry Prerelease Program can be used by any national, state, and local prerelease reentry program or facility.
The content is tailored for adult offenders with instruction that offers:
• Cognitive-based skills instruction
• Real-life instruction and practice activities
• Relevant examples and scenarios to offenders’ lives
• Manageable content that can be completed in a few weeks’ time
Modular components are customizable to fit the needs of any reentry and prerelease program.
Change Criminal Thinking.
Change the reasoning skills needed to make good judgments and decisions by addressing cognitive deficits associated with criminal behavior.
Tailored for Adult Learners.
Content tailored for adult learners with instruction that is easy to read, interpret, and apply for various learning levels and skill sets.
Affordable and Accessible.
Affordable, basic reentry skills curriculum can easily be made available to all offenders.
Develop critical skills in order to effectively attain physical, mental, and emotional well-being through positive communication and healthy lifestyle choices.
Problem Solving & Decision Making
Develop valuable conflict- resolution skills and make subsequent constructive decisions.
Acknowledge and control one’s own anger and appropriately react to others’ anger.
Values Clarification, Goal Setting & Achieving
Learn the value of moral character traits in order to achieve productive personal goals and live as a responsible citizen.
Victim Awareness & Restitution
Comprehend and accept the consequences of the crime committed.
Acknowledge and take responsibility. Consider ways of repairing harm done.
Understand soft skills needed to enter the workforce and how these skills are implemented on the job.
Job Placement Assistance
Use available resources to successfully research, identify, and attain employment.
Money Management Skills
Develop a realistic financial plan for post-release by means of understanding and managing the basics of
credit, banking, and personal budgeting.
Reentry Support Resources
Obtain release documentation and utilize the available resources provided by federal, state, and local
agencies as well as other service providers.
Counseling on Individual Community Reentry Concerns
Establish methods conducive to successful reentry into the community by means of understanding the
dynamics of the relationships among the individual, family, and members of society.