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NCJ Number: 41004 Find in a Library
Title: BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION IN CORRECTIONS - IMPLICATIONS FOR ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
Journal: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL ON PRISON LAW  Volume:1  Issue:2  Dated:(FALL 1974)  Pages:203-219
Author(s): F PETROCK; T L WALTER
Corporate Author: New England Journal on Prison Law, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 17
Sponsoring Agency: New England Journal on Prison Law, Inc
Boston, MA 02116
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE CONCERNS THE UTILITY OF APPLYING THE POSITIVE TECHNIQUES AND STRATEGIES ASSOCIATED WITH BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION TO REHABILITATING INMATES IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS.
Abstract: THE ARGUMENT PRESENTED SUPPORTS CHANGE IN THE CORRECTIONAL ORGANIZATION TO REFLECT ITS GOAL OF REHABILITATING INMATES. AS A REHABILITATIVE SOLUTION, THE AUTHOR ADVOCATES INMATE SELF-MANAGEMENT THROUGH CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT. CONTINGENCY MANAGEMENT IS A SYSTEM OF RELATING ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES TO ACHIEVEMENT SO THAT INDIVIDUALS REALIZE THAT THEY ARE SIGNIFICANT AND THAT THEIR BEHAVIOR HAS AN EFFECT UPON THE ENVIRONMENT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...KAP
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Management; Rehabilitation; Token economies
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