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Title: Effectiveness of Time-Out: A Comparison of Psychiatric, Correctional and Day-Treatment Programs
Journal: Adolescence  Volume:23  Issue:92  Dated:(Winter 1988)  Pages:805-811
Author(s): T D Crespi
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 7
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Annotation: The effectiveness of a time-out intervention for adolescent psychiatric patients, adjudicated (delinquent) youth, and behaviorally disordered youngsters was explored in this study.
Abstract: The research was conducted in three psychiatric hospitals for children and adolescents, a facility for adjudicated youth, and in a day-treatment program. Utilizing a comparative outcome model, 813 occurrences of time-out with 274 youth were investigated in order to assess levels of effectiveness. Important implications for practicing professionals and clinical researchers are noted. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Separation rooms
Index Term(s): Juvenile correctional facilities; Serious juvenile offenders; Ungovernable juveniles
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