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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Education and Job Training

Placement and Transition Section

Bill Brown
(850) 410-4419
SUNCOM 210-4419

The Placement and Transition Section is primarily responsible for increasing the opportunity for successful re-entry of offenders into the community through developing, integrating, and administering transitional programs for the inmate population. This includes policy development, providing technical assistance, oversight, and evaluation and monitoring of transitional activities to ensure development of social and rehabilitative programming.

Accomplishments in 1996-97:

  • Expanding the Transition Skills Program to five additional institutions and serving 1,375 inmates;

  • Contracting with Life Skills Foundation, Inc. to deliver life skills programs at eighty-three (83) institutions/facilities. Over 7,000 inmates/offenders participated in the program;

  • Contracting with Growth Orientation, Inc. to deliver Criminality, Hostility and Addictions Program and Personal Development Program at selected institutions.