Training covers a wide range of topics customized to fit the needs and interests of a host
agency. For example:

·         Facilitating offender adaptation into and out of incarceration

·         Implementing effective reentry programming and other services

·         Expediting post-release success, short and long-term

·         Supporting social and vocational management of criminal history

·         Conducting post-release counseling and crisis intervention

To date we have trained correctional staff, professional educators, clients, community service
personnel, and mental health and human service providers in 26 states. Agencies that have
used our services include:

·         Maui Community Reintegration Committee

·         Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association

·         Treatment Trends, Inc. (Allentown, PA)

·         California Department of Corrections

·         West Virginia Department of Education

·         Oklahoma Department of Corrections

·         Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction

·         Federal Bureau of Prisons

·         Henrico (VA) County Sheriffs Department

·         Indianapolis Correctional Aftercare Network

·         Massachusetts Halfway House, Inc.

·         Minnesota Department of Corrections

·         Correctional Education Association (CEA) (Dallas, TX)

·         The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (Alexandria, VA)

·         National Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities (TASC) (Washington DC)
Available Services from OPEN, INC.
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OPEN offers technical assistance to
correctional agencies by providing
specialized on-site staff training and
program consulting conducted by Ned
Rollo. This service includes, but is not
limited to, group presentations,
workshops, training events, and review
of current and proposed program
activities. While on-site we also conduct
lectures and training for offenders in
conjunction with staff training activities.

We will work with you to create a
technical assistance package or activity
specific to your unique needs. For
information on scheduling and cost, call
1-800-966-1966 or e-mail us at
Ned Rollo Biography
Ned Rollo, Executive Director, OPEN, INC.

Ned Rollo is a nationally recognized correctional
training specialist, as well as an ex-offender and
recovering addict, with 36 years direct experience in
the corrections field. Initially, Ned served five and a half
years in state and federal prisons for manslaughter,
possession of drugs and firearms violations. It was in
1974, during his second term of incarceration, that he
made the commitment to render service in the criminal
justice field.

Since founding OPEN, INC. in Dallas, Texas, in 1979,
he has counseled over 35,000 offenders and provided
training for a wide array of correctional treatment
personnel in 26 states. Ned is creator and principal
author of the OPEN Information Series, a collection of
self-help books that are respected nationwide for their
uncompromising mix of honesty and practicality, with 360,000 publications in use in over 640
institutions and programs.

Mr. Rollo's main professional focus is the psycho-social adaptation of offenders from the
time of conviction to five years following release.
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