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A Communication Guide For Ex-Offenders, Richard Anthony Contreras Jun 2018

A Communication Guide For Ex-Offenders, Richard Anthony Contreras

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

Incarceration rates and the release rate of ex-offenders into the community are both increasing. Studies have shown, on a consistent basis, that, while incarcerated, ex-offenders experience lower literacy levels than the general population, suffer emotional and mental distress from a harsh prison life, and suffer from the negative effects of public perception. Ex-offender anger abounds. These factors interfere with an inmate’s ability to communicate effectively. Notwithstanding, upon release from custody, how do we help such ex-offenders communicate? Many handbooks exist to help former inmates. However, the vast majority only offer assistance with locating government social services agencies, obtaining documents ...


Creating Community Through Communication: The Case Of East Desert Unified School District, Michelle Elizabeth Shader Jan 2004

Creating Community Through Communication: The Case Of East Desert Unified School District, Michelle Elizabeth Shader

Theses Digitization Project

East Desert Unified School District (EDUSD) serves many immigrant, migrant, and first generation students. The objective of this thesis is to identify the community processes and channels used that it serves. Organizationally, the interractions between the district and its communities will be studied from a systems perspective. Intercultural communication theories and organizational communication theories provide lenses for examining the communication processes occuring between the communbity and organization within the district, the parents resource service center alone with children and Family Services are grant supported and provide outreach services to community members.


Incorporating Intercultural Communication Instruction In Programs For Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages, Selin Yildiz Jan 2002

Incorporating Intercultural Communication Instruction In Programs For Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages, Selin Yildiz

Theses Digitization Project

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