Nevada Correctional Institutions; Aid to Victims of Crime
Sec. § 209.391
Director to administer programs of education, training and rehabilitation, to establish programs for counseling, research, statistics and planning and to purchase textbooks.


The Director shall:

1.

Establish programs to provide medical, psychological, psychiatric and other appropriate forms of counseling to offenders under the jurisdiction of the Department in accordance with classification requirements.

2.

Administer programs of general education, vocational training and other rehabilitation for offenders established by the Board.

3.

Within the limits of legislative appropriations, purchase textbooks for use by offenders who are enrolled in courses of general education and vocational training offered by any branch or facility of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Any textbooks purchased pursuant to this section must remain the property of the State and must be reissued to offenders as appropriate.

4.

Within the limits of legislative appropriations, establish programs of research, statistics and planning to:

(a)

Determine and review periodically the effectiveness of the Departments programs of education, vocational training and other rehabilitation for offenders;

(b)

Provide annually, and at other times when so requested, to the Board, the Governor and the Legislature information pertaining to:

(1)

The number of offenders who are participating in and who complete those programs;

(2)

The effectiveness of those programs in accomplishing their purposes; and

(3)

The number of offenders who are returned to prison after their release; and

(c)

Effect appropriate changes in the programs established by the Board.
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