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NCJ Number: 165591 Find in a Library
Title: Planning Guide (From Juvenile and Adult Boot Camps, P 1-22, 1996 -- See NCJ-165590)
Author(s): C L Clark
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 22
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This planning guide identifies the purpose, methods, and intended results of boot camps for both juvenile and adult offenders, describes boot camp evaluation and monitoring strategies, and discusses the history and current practices of model boot camp programs and strategies for designing effective boot camp and aftercare programs to maximize benefits.
Abstract: The planning guide is intended for use by policymakers, planners, and administrators involved in the design and evaluation of effective boot camp programs. Developed according to a workbook format, the planning guide indicates the design of effective boot camp programs can be challenging since each program has its own unique spin. Program design is influenced by perceived need, correctional philosophy, legislation, population focus and size, correctional agency and public policy, and politics. Boot camp planning is characterized in terms of reasons for program implementation, participants, goals and expected results, and methods for achieving intended results. 37 references and 1 figure
Main Term(s): Corrections effectiveness
Index Term(s): Adult offenders; Correctional planning; Inmate Programs; Juvenile correctional programs; Juvenile Corrections/Detention; Juvenile offenders; Shock incarceration programs
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