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NCJ Number: 153903 Find in a Library
Title: Lakeview Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility Traitment DeChoc
Project Director: C L Clark
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: Lakeview Shock Incarceration Facility
Brocton, NY 14716
Sale Source: Lakeview Shock Incarceration Facility
P.O. Box T
Brocton, NY 14716
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This video portrays the activities of the shock incarceration program in Brocton, NY, interspersed with interpretive comments by a participant and the director of shock development.
Abstract: The video documents the military-style structure of the program, which emphasizes discipline, strict compliance with schedules, cleanliness, order, and obedience to instructors. Activities include marching, exercise, classes, and counseling. Other group activities portrayed are a class in financial management; an orientation session; a "clearing" session in which participants express their feelings about themselves and the program; and the graduation program. Comments by the director of shock development indicate that the program uses much the same strategy as gangs, in that they emphasize dependence upon the group, acceptance by the group, compliance with group values, and group goals. Emphasis in the overall program design is achievement, self-management and self-control, life evaluation, assessment of behaviors and their consequences, goal-setting, and life management designed to achieve goals. A few parole activities are also documented, as parole officers continue to provide group sessions and group discipline.
Main Term(s): Juvenile Corrections/Detention
Index Term(s): Juvenile treatment methods; New York; Shock incarceration programs
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. Color VHS video, 26 minutes
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