#4927 Statistics show that over 60% of the inmates who are paroled will commit another crime and be incarcerated again within two years. This information-packed program contains interviews with individuals who have beat the odds and made a successful transition to a rewarding and prosperous life. It also includes segments with those who have failed on the outside and examines where they went wrong and what they might have done differently to avoid being institutionalized again.
Parole officers who have spent years working with parolees provide insight to understanding why some ex-offenders succeed while others do not. The program also covers where to look for employment and how to make the most of the work experience skills learned while incarcerated.
Through up-close, personal interviews the program illustrates specific steps needed to succeed on the outside, in addition to examining the many pitfalls that must be avoided.
This reality-based program is ideal for current inmates, ex-offenders, parole officers and many others.
Viewing time: 30 minutes. 1998.
Format/purchase options: Streaming Video, 3-Year Subscription ($99.95); DVD ($99.95); and Streaming Video + DVD ($149.93).
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