The Resource How to do good after prison : a handbook for successful reentry, Michael B. Jackson

How to do good after prison : a handbook for successful reentry, Michael B. Jackson

Label
How to do good after prison : a handbook for successful reentry
Title
How to do good after prison
Title remainder
a handbook for successful reentry
Statement of responsibility
Michael B. Jackson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: There are two types of barriers that can hinder an excon's successful re-entry into society. There are those created by public policy and public attitude. However, in too many cases, there are also those barriers he creates for himself by lacking a plan, the right attitude, or the personal commitment to see it through. "How to Do Good After Prison" is a practical guide of advice, insight, and motivation to help ex-prisoners overcome the barriers and succeed after prison
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Cataloging source
CPL
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Jackson, Michael B.
Dewey number
364.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV9304
LC item number
.J275 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
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  • Ex-convicts
  • Ex-convicts
  • Ex-convicts
  • Parole
  • Criminals
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Self-help techniques
  • Criminals
  • Ex-convicts
  • Ex-convicts
  • Parole
  • Self-help techniques
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • United States
Label
How to do good after prison : a handbook for successful reentry, Michael B. Jackson
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Publication
Note
"Includes Employment information handbook"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the author -- Introduction -- Doing what you got to do! -- Part 1: Doing Time In Prison -- Recognize & accept a higher power -- Be accountable/responsible -- Respect the authority -- Commit to your own success -- Let it go: forgive yourself -- Choose your world -- Education & training -- Get your papers in order -- Read to achieve & to grow -- Learn to speak intelligently -- Be positive & confident -- Be proactive in your own success -- Practice social & life skills -- Develop good work habits -- Practice goal setting -- Develop your employability level -- Prepare to sell yourself -- Do not get caught up in the hate -- Stay within your circle of possibilities -- Halfway houses -- Part 2: How To Do Good After Prison -- Relocate: do not go back -- Cut all negatives ties -- Meet people/make friends -- Listen to your gut -- Learn to appreciate home life -- Prepare for and recognize jail lag -- Professional assistance and counseling -- Make good decisions -- Respect women & children -- Think long term -- Accumulate stuff -- Raise your kids: make them your cause -- Wrap it up -- Never forget -- Take your time -- Vote and get politically aware -- Do not play with the authorities -- Dress to impress -- Tattoo taboo -- Thrifty shopping -- Fighting for your rights: a person victory -- How to do parole -- Do not punch him in the face -- Unannounced visit -- Part 4: Good Parole Habits -- Recognize the PO -- Think "win-win" -- Know the rules -- Talk to your parole officer -- Show due respect -- Keep your reporting dates -- Obey the COPs (conditions of parole) -- Keep the PO informed -- Few bad parole habits -- Part 4: COPs (Conditions Of Parole) -- Appendix A: Employment information handbook -- Preparing for release -- Are there other employers who hire ex-offenders -- How do I get my birth certificate? -- How do I get my drivers license? -- Veterans vocational rehabilitation and employment services -- How do I get money to continue my education? -- Loss of eligibility -- Special education assistance -- Ex-offenders voting rights by states -- Job search information -- Job tips for the ex-offender -- Check points -- Resume -- Job applications -- Explaining felony conviction to employer -- Sample resume -- Chronological resume (example) -- Sample job application -- Appendix B: Answering your questions -- Appendix C: Federal & military parole/probation agencies -- Appendix D: State parole offices
Edition
Rev.
Extent
1 online resource (160 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035601374
Label
How to do good after prison : a handbook for successful reentry, Michael B. Jackson
Link
Publication
Note
"Includes Employment information handbook"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the author -- Introduction -- Doing what you got to do! -- Part 1: Doing Time In Prison -- Recognize & accept a higher power -- Be accountable/responsible -- Respect the authority -- Commit to your own success -- Let it go: forgive yourself -- Choose your world -- Education & training -- Get your papers in order -- Read to achieve & to grow -- Learn to speak intelligently -- Be positive & confident -- Be proactive in your own success -- Practice social & life skills -- Develop good work habits -- Practice goal setting -- Develop your employability level -- Prepare to sell yourself -- Do not get caught up in the hate -- Stay within your circle of possibilities -- Halfway houses -- Part 2: How To Do Good After Prison -- Relocate: do not go back -- Cut all negatives ties -- Meet people/make friends -- Listen to your gut -- Learn to appreciate home life -- Prepare for and recognize jail lag -- Professional assistance and counseling -- Make good decisions -- Respect women & children -- Think long term -- Accumulate stuff -- Raise your kids: make them your cause -- Wrap it up -- Never forget -- Take your time -- Vote and get politically aware -- Do not play with the authorities -- Dress to impress -- Tattoo taboo -- Thrifty shopping -- Fighting for your rights: a person victory -- How to do parole -- Do not punch him in the face -- Unannounced visit -- Part 4: Good Parole Habits -- Recognize the PO -- Think "win-win" -- Know the rules -- Talk to your parole officer -- Show due respect -- Keep your reporting dates -- Obey the COPs (conditions of parole) -- Keep the PO informed -- Few bad parole habits -- Part 4: COPs (Conditions Of Parole) -- Appendix A: Employment information handbook -- Preparing for release -- Are there other employers who hire ex-offenders -- How do I get my birth certificate? -- How do I get my drivers license? -- Veterans vocational rehabilitation and employment services -- How do I get money to continue my education? -- Loss of eligibility -- Special education assistance -- Ex-offenders voting rights by states -- Job search information -- Job tips for the ex-offender -- Check points -- Resume -- Job applications -- Explaining felony conviction to employer -- Sample resume -- Chronological resume (example) -- Sample job application -- Appendix B: Answering your questions -- Appendix C: Federal & military parole/probation agencies -- Appendix D: State parole offices
Edition
Rev.
Extent
1 online resource (160 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035601374

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