Preparing Youth for the World of Work: Three Programs that Transition Youth into Work

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Preparing Youth for the World of Work: Three Programs that Transition Youth into Work

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Call Date

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 3:00pm

Staff from the following three programs that are assisting youth as they transition out of the correctional setting into employment presented during this call.

Climbing Hire at Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility

Judy McIntosh, Transition Specialist/OWDS, TRANSED, LLC
Lindsey Pounds, Transition Specialist/OWDS-1, Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility

Arizona State University’s Project RISE (Re-entry, Intervention & Support for Engagement)

James Short, Project Manager

Maricopa County Education Service Agency’s Transforming Juvenile through Successful Transition

Desmond Sweet, Transition Facilitator

Lloyd Hopkins, Transition Facilitator

Each program brought a unique perspective and utilizes different methods when serving these youth. Following the individual presentations presenters discussed connections between them and answered questions from the field.