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Anchorage Correctional Complex Programs

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) — Adult Basic Education (ABE) Includes basic academic instruction in reading, writing, and computational skills below the ninth-grade level.
  • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) — Secondary education in the form of instruction leading to a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Resume Workshop — Consists of initial classroom work in which students brainstorm and outline a current resume, and then complete it in the Computer Lab. When finished they are given several copies.
  • Basic Computers — Basic computer instruction, using different aspects of MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Red Cross HIV Presentation — Current information on HIV and prevention are presented.
  • Red Cross Infectious Disease — Current information on Infectious diseases and prevention are presented especially MRSA, Hepatitis, TB, aspects of nutrition are also discussed.
  • Educational Opportunity Center — Presentation informing students about college or occupational training programs. All aspects of occupational interest and financial aid are discussed especially the FASA - Federal Financial Aid Form.
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) — Adult Basic Education (ABE) Includes basic academic instruction in reading, writing, and computational skills below the ninth-grade level.
  • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) — Secondary education in the form of instruction leading to a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Parenting — InsideOut Dad is a program for incarcerated fathers that includes 12 one-hour core sessions and 26 one-hour optional sessions. The format allows a program to vary from very basic to very advanced depending on the need of the fathers'. It can be implemented in a group or in a one-on-one setting.
  • ESL (Eng Second Lang) — Teach basic English--reading, writing, vocabulary, functional skills.
  • Refresher Classes — Classes in math, writing, English usage
  • College Correspondence — College credit through certified Colleges. Inmate pays for classes
  • Computer Lab — Educational disks in all subjects. Typing skills.
  • Introduction to Computers — Basic computer in Windows, Word, EXCEL.
  • University of Alaska Anchorage Education Opportunity Center — Financial Aid, College Enrollment, Strong Interest Inventory, etc.
  • US Department of Labor Vocational Interest Assessment Instrument — Computer based
  • Resume Writing — Books and computer based
  • Anger Management — Targets effective alternatives to violence through education, problem-solving, conflict resolution, communication, assertiveness, and practical skills to reduce violent behavior to include role-playing modeling self-regulation skills.
  • Acute Psychiatric Unit / Mike Mod Men's Unit — In-patient mental health treatment unit that provides 24-hour hospital-level psychiatric care for acutely and chronically mentally ill male offenders. Inmates are placed on these units for stabilization, medication management, safety concerns and for observation and evaluation for diagnostic clarification. The unit is a highly structured therapeutic environment where patients are taught to build upon successes and prepare for functioning in other settings.
  • Anger Management — Targets effective alternatives to violence through education, problem-solving, conflict resolution, communication, assertiveness, and practical skills to reduce violent behavior to include role-playing modeling self-regulation skills.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) — Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strengths, and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; it is self supporting through its own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization, or institution. It does not wish to engage in any controversy; it neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Its primary purpose is for its members to stay sober and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
  • Chaplaincy Core Programs — Worship services; Bible/religious studies; Devotional study/prayer times; Special music, drama, religious events; one-to-one mentoring; Pastoral care and counseling; Crisis intervention; Death notifications (to prisoners and their families); Hospital/medical visitation; Segregation visitation; Management of religious diversity issues; Management of volunteer screening, training, supervision; Religious literature distribution; Critical Incident Stress Management.
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) — Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a twelve-step program of recovery from drug addition, modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). It describes itself as a nonprofit "fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem." The program is group-oriented, and is based on the Twelve Steps and the Twelve Traditions, adapted from AA.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) — Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strengths, and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; it is self supporting through its own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization, or institution. It does not wish to engage in any controversy; it neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Its primary purpose is for its members to stay sober and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
  • Chaplaincy Core Programs — Worship services; Bible/religious studies; Devotional study/prayer times; Special music, drama, religious events; one-to-one mentoring; Pastoral care and counseling; Crisis intervention; Death notifications (to prisoners and their families); Hospital/medical visitation; Segregation visitation; Management of religious diversity issues; Management of volunteer screening, training, supervision; Religious literature distribution; Critical Incident Stress Management.
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) — Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a twelve-step program of recovery from drug addition, modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). It describes itself as a nonprofit "fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem." The program is group-oriented, and is based on the Twelve Steps and the Twelve Traditions, adapted from AA.