QFI maintains structured educational, rehabilitative and treatment programs for Program POD inmates requesting participation. These programs include but not limited to: GED/HiSET Preparation, Employment Readiness, Cognitive Behavior Intervention (CBI), Drug & Alcohol Education, Anger Management, Vocational Certifications, Entrepreneurship, Life Skills to name a few. All programs are available to inmates regardless of sex, race, origin, religion, political views, disabilities or legal status.
In 2013-2014 we were honored to play a key role in spearheading the implementation of computerized training & testing services enforced by the new GED regulated policy and now preparation for the new High School Equivalency Test (HISET).
Upon request, we are equipped to provide the following educational services:
TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) Test Administration: determines grade level for each student.
Adult Basic Education (ABE) Program: provides instruction in the basic skills of reading, writing, and mathematics to learners at the Grade 4 or below level to prepare them for transitioning into GED instruction.
GED/HiSET Preparation: provides instruction in all five subjects tested for the GED (Reading, Writing, History, Science and Math utilizing classroom practice, worksheets, and practice test, tutoring and pre-test. Classes can be taught in both English and Spanish.
ESL: provides instruction on basic reading and writing skills for those with little or no literacy in English.
Life Skills Education: Facilitate specialized training classes that promote self-efficiency and self-sufficiency that support the participants’ efforts at successful reentry into the community. This training utilizes cognitive behavioral techniques that provide an understanding of and the personal tools to accept responsibility for their behavior and how they can take deliberate steps toward positive change. Topics should include decision making, goal setting, relating to others, controlling emotions (anger management), effective communication and assertiveness training. Other topics that may be included in these classes include time management, boundaries, vocational awareness, job readiness, pre-release planning and money management. Life skills classes will be provided to adult and youthful offender male & female inmate populations.
Employment Readiness & Entrepreneurship: Q Foundation’s Employment Skills program helps re-entry participants understand the process of planning for a career and career advancement. By exploring their willingness to learn, understand their areas of interest and evaluating their skill sets, participants will prepare for the application and interviewing process.
Furthermore, an entrepreneurship component is introduced for interested individuals.
Additional Classes & Services:
- Career Assessment
- Job Readiness and Retention
- Cognitive Behavior Intervention
- Drug & Alcohol Education
- Parenting Classes
- Domestic Violence
- Anger Management
- Various trade courses and certifications
- Case Management
- Substance Abuse Treatment
Offender transitional/ Re-Entry services. (Contact us for more information.)