ACA, PERF Develop Training on Multicultural Awareness
Shepard, Karen B., Corrections Today
The need for multicultural sensitivity in criminal justice settings is the subject of study and training in a grant project undertaken by ACA and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Titled Cultural Differences for Law Enforcement/Juvenile Justice Officials, the grant was originally awarded in October 1991 and has been extended through 1994. The grant's primary objective is to fund the development of a training curriculum in cultural differences for law enforcement and juvenile justice practitioners. The training package will include:
* an instructor's manual containing a training-of-trainers component and four training modules;
* a participant manual and an action plan; and
* a training video.
The project is being conducted by ACA and PERF staff with assistance from an …
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Publication information: Article title: ACA, PERF Develop Training on Multicultural Awareness. Contributors: Shepard, Karen B. - Author. Magazine title: Corrections Today. Volume: 56. Issue: 1 Publication date: February 1994. Page number: 94+. © 2009 American Correctional Association, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1994 Gale Group.
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