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NCJ Number: 212518 Find in a Library
Title: Rewards and Sanctions Systems: Guidance (and Mandatory Requirements) in the Juvenile Secure Estate
Corporate Author: Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
United Kingdom
Date Published: February 2002
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
London SW1H 9AJ,
Sale Source: Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
102 Petty France
London SW1H 9AJ,
United Kingdom
Document: PDF
Type: Guideline
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This guide offers a toolkit for developing effective and consistent rewards and sanctions systems within juvenile detention facilities in England and Wales.
Abstract: As part of contractual obligations with the Youth Justice Board, the basic aims, objectives, and principles for all rewards and sanctions systems within juvenile secure facilities must be consistent and based on best practices research. The goal of the rewards and sanctions system is to motivate young offenders to participate and gain from rehabilitative and purposeful activities. The specific objectives and principles of rewards and sanctions systems are enumerated followed by a step-by-step guide on how to develop a rewards and sanctions system that is consistent with the stated goals, objectives, and principles; monitoring and evaluation are built in as a necessary part of the program. The main characteristics and criteria of current rewards and sanctions systems are reviewed and tips are offered on how to promote good order among young people in juvenile detention facilities and among those under community supervision. The appendixes present a toolkit for the development of a rewards and sanctions system that includes a glossary of terminology, questionnaires, suggested rewards and sanctions, and information required for the evaluation. Appendixes, tables
Main Term(s): Juvenile correctional programs; Model programs
Index Term(s): England; Performance requirements; Wales
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