Newsletter titled Texas Parole Update, August 1979
Newsletter titled Texas Parole Update, August 1979, with article "Training Starts in August," regarding parole officer training at Sam Houston State University.
Texas. Board of Pardons and Paroles
Sam Houston State University
"Texas Governor Term 1, 1979-1982"
Texas A&M University
Cushing Memorial Library and Archives
"Governor William P. Clements, Jr. Official State Papers, 1st Term, 1979-1983"
General Counsel | 1st term
Texas State library and archives commission
Clements Texas Papers
Tirelpxaos DA Official bi-monthly Newsletter of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles 711 Stephen F. Austin Building P.O. Box 13401 Capitol Station Austin, Texas 78711 Ph: 475-4525 August 1979 TRAINING STARTS IN AUGUST Get ready for Parole Officer Training in 1979! Through a grant funded by the Governor's Criminal Justice Division, all BPP parole officers will receive 40 hours of in-service training at the Institute of Contemporary Corrections and the Behavioral Sciences at Sam Houston State University beginning this month. Staff will be divided into four groups to attend the sessions scheduled for August 13-17, Sentember 10-14, October 22-26, and November 12-16. Project director Henry Johnson, Dan Carey, assistant project director, and a nroun of agency Resource Parole Officers have been working on the project with Marcus Kenter, SHSU, all year to put together an outstanding program. The session will include topics such as trends in parole, rights of the ex-offender, legal liabilities of parole officers, time and caseload management, supervisory and leadership skills, on-site hearing effec- tiveness, counseling and interviewing techniques, crisis intervention, drug addiction, and others. An entire day of the program is set aside for touring units of the Department of Corrections. Optional seminars are being offered on the use of discretion in parole supervision. Resource parole officers participating in the planning and implementa- tion of the training program are: Jeremiah Sinnah-Yovonie, Joseph Provost, Harold Durst, Ronald VanDine, Hugh Dismukes, Tommy Hobbs, Ralph Trostel, Cora Mosley, John Willman, Billy Linson, David McClaren, Patricia Mills, Sandra Young, Judy Telecky, Charlotte Hinds, Sandra GibSon, Charles Tisdale, Jessie Franklin, George Wheat, Bill James, James Poland, James McGaffigan and Gerald Garrett.