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NCJ Number: 30916 Find in a Library
Title: CARING FOR THE DIFFICULT YOUNGSTER IN DETENTION (FROM AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION - ANNUAL CONGRESS OF CORRECTION, 104TH - PROCEEDINGS - HOUSTON, TEXAS, AUGUST 18-22, 1974, 1975 - SEE NCJ-30907)
Author(s): Z D MACIEKOWICH
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES THE DIFFICULTIES INHERENT IN THE DETENTION OF DIFFICULT OR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED JUVENILES.
Abstract: IT IS SAID THAT IN ORDER TO EXECUTE AN ADEQUATE AND PROPER TREATMENT PLAN. THE ADMINISTRATION MUST POSSESS A PHILOSOPHY WHICH IS CONDUCIVE FOR A TREATMENT PROGRAM, AND THE FACILITY MUST PROVIDE AN ATMOSPHERE WHICH IS FRIENDLY AND SIMILAR TO CONDITIONS WITHIN THE COMMUNITY. THERE MUST ALSO BE A DIVERSIFIED STAFF, PROFESSIONALLY TRAINED, WITH AN UNDERSTANDING AND CARING ATTITUDE TO SERVE AS MODELS FOR THESE YOUNGSTERS, AND EACH STAFF MEMBER SHOULD HAVE THOROUGH WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THESE BOYS AND GIRLS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel; Emotionally disturbed delinquents; Juvenile detention; Treatment
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