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NCJ Number: 30917 Find in a Library
Title: JUVENILE REHABILITATION PROGRAM OF THE RIDGECREST CHILDREN'S CENTER, A PRELIMINARY REPORT (FROM AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSN - ANNUAL CONGRESS OF CORR, 104TH PROCEEDINGS - HOUSTON, TX, AUG 74, 1975 - SEE NCJ-30907)
Author(s): E E EARNEST; J W LIBB; J C DAVIS; M KENNEDY; P WALDROP
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COMMUNITY-BASED JUVENILE CORRECTIONS PROGRAM IS DESCRIBED, WHICH CONCENTRATES ON THE AREAS OF ACADEMIC REMEDIATION, GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING, PARENT COUNSELING, AND INDIVIDUALIZED BEHAVIOR CHANGE PROGRAMS.
Abstract: THE PROGRAM SERVES TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, ALABAMA, AND HAS BEEN RELIED UPON EXTENSIVELY AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO INCARCERATION IN STATE TRAINING SCHOOLS. IT IS SAID THAT IN THE PROGRAM'S FIRST ONE AND A HALF YEARS OF OPERATION, ONLY THREE OF THE THIRTY-TWO STUDENTS PHASED OUT OF THE PROGRAM HAVE BEEN RETURNED TO JUVENILE COURT.
Index Term(s): Alabama; Behavior modification; Community-based corrections (juvenile); Effects of imprisonment; Juvenile counseling; Program evaluation; Recidivism; Remedial education
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