To provide high quality programs and services that offer inmates the opportunity to learn new skills that will prepare them for successful transition into their communities.
Reentry programs are available to both youth and adult inmates. These voluntary programs prepare inmates for successful reentry into the community. Inmates in our reentry programs participate in specialized classes to include vocational awareness, and vocational preparedness, substance abuse prevention and education, life skills, anger management, and in courses designed to teach participants in making healthy life style decisions. Inmates in our reentry programs participate in classes directly in the housing units beginning in the morning through the afternoon, Monday through Friday. Reentry participants are provided with linkages to various community resources and organizations that assist with their transition into the community.
This 4 week course provides participants with a certification of competency in basic construction knowledge. Topics covered in one course include safety practices, construction math, blueprint reading, hand tool use, power tool use, building materials, fasteners, and adhesives. Competency testing is required for area certification and will be both in written and practical form. This program includes classroom and Lab instruction Inmates must meet eligibility criteria to participate.
This 4 week course is designed to prepare individuals for various careers in horticulture. Coursework includes instruction in plant science, plant materials, propagation, soil, fertilizer and pest management. Inmates learn skills related to horticulture and greenhouse operations. This program includes classroom and Lab instruction. Inmates must meet eligibility criteria to participate.
IN2WORK CULINARY PROGRAM
This 6 week course provides sessions of instruction in Kitchen Basics, Serve Safe® and Retail Basics. Participants will gain an understanding of food service and retail concepts. Participants will develop marketable food service skills that will assist in employee readiness in the Food Service Industry.
OSHA SAFETY TRAINING
This is a ten hour course designed to teach individuals the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of construction safety and health hazards in the workplace.
BASIC 4 - FUNCTION MATH
A 3-week class that provides an overview of basic business math skills providing the foundation of arithmetic, mathematics and measurements used in common business and industry practices.
A 3-week class explaining the physics associated with the basic devices and describes how every modern machine is built using these basic devices.
A 3-week class designed to teach inmates how to visualize the part represented in a drawing, to recognize key features, and to correctly interpret their specifications.
A 3-week class designed to introduce the non-electrician to basic industrial electrical concepts with a slant towards industrial electrical maintenance.