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Re-Entry Start-Up Pocket Guide

Mapping Your Way Through the Free World Maze

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Re-Entry Start-Up Pocket Guide
ISBN: IM33654

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Pages: 64

Copyright: 2015

Size: 3⅞" x 4⅞"

Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D.


Re-entry can be tough, especially for ex-offenders trying to start a new life. While in the midst of transition, many have trouble making good decisions about their future. This pocket-sized guide is packed with information and tips to help ex-offenders make smart decisions during their transition. Readers are taught how to be positive, focused, and entrepreneurial as they navigate the maze of re-entry programs and services available through government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and faith-based groups.

The guide includes self-tests, checklists, and exercises, and is designed to help ex-offenders in any community make wise decisions about

  • documentation
  • housing
  • food/clothing
  • transportation
  • employment
  • health care
  • disabilities
  • mental health
  • substance abuse
  • anger management
  • recreation/entertainment
  • legal assistance
  • mentoring
  • education
  • spirituality
  • finances
  • parental rights
  • child custody
  • day care
  • support systems
  • thrift shopping
  • veterans services

Special sections include guidance on using gateway re-entry resources, writing forgiveness letters, and taking inventory of “lessons learned.”

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