Mirror of Grace Outreach received 2018 EBR Prison Appreciation Award pictured – Prison Warden-Dennis Grimes, Margaret Chaney, Program Director-Patricia Norwood, EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux III
We provide community support, skills training, counseling and crisis intervention to our program participants. Our job readiness and retention classes – resume/career development workshops and computer training program assist each participant with the skills needed for today’s workplace. Our Parenting Wisely Program is a evidence base program created to give parents an alternative to effective positive parenting skills.
Reducing the recidivism rate affects the entire community. Mirror of Grace Outreach considers this area of focus an important part of our vision for an improved community. We provide supportive programs and services to Reentry participants that prepare the incarcerated population for release and after into society.
We offer our returning citizens all the Soft Skills and Technology Training needed to become successful in the workforce. Our Courses include: Leadership , Prospecting, Appointment Setting, Sales closing, Team Building ,Winning Attitude, Time Management, Improving Focus, Custom Service, Creative and Critical Thinking, and Business Etiquette.
A key to reducing recidivism is providing education and awareness with economic opportunity. It is our goal to assist our participants that have made wrong choices in the correctional system a way out the correction system. This is an important step in assisting returning citizens to become productive members of our communities and it sets an example for others in the community.