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Project WAGES: Working At Gaining Employment Skills for Formerly Incarcerated Adolescents

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $399,909)

The WAGES project will develop and test the effectiveness of an employment-readiness curriculum for incarcerated adolescents and young adults through the implementation of the evidence-based WAGES curriculum. The curriculum focuses on four essential skills: locus of control; teamwork; communication; and problem-solving. The researchers will use a quasi-experimental research design for this study.

Date Created: September 14, 2006