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NCJ Number: 31119 Find in a Library
Title: EDUCATING THE UNEDUCABLE - WORKING WITH ADOLESCENT OFFENDERS IN A PROBATION SETTING
Journal: CORRECTIVE AND SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY AND JOURNAL OF BEHAVIOR TECHNOLOGY METHODS AND THERAPY  Volume:21  Issue:3  Dated:(1975)  Pages:7-9
Author(s): R M SCHNORR; R P YOUNKINS
Corporate Author: Martin Psychiatric Research Foundation, Inc
Mid-Continent Hospital
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: Martin Psychiatric Research Foundation, Inc
Olathe, KS 66061
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DESCRIPTION OF THE EDUCATIONAL METHODS USED BY THE ALTERNATIVE TO DETENTION PROGRAM IN NEW YORK CITY TO TEACH JUVENILE DELINQUENTS CLASSIFIED AS UNEDUCABLE.
Abstract: THE PROGRAM EMPLOYS THE UNSTRUCTURED ATMOSPHERE OF THE OPEN CLASSROOM TECHNIQUE TO MAKE THE STUDENTS FEEL MORE AT EASE WITH THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT. PEER-MEDIATED INSTRUCTION ALLOWS MORE ADVANCED STUDENTS TO HELP OTHER STUDENTS IN NEED OF REMEDIAL WORK. THE CONTROL TECHNIQUE FAVORED AT THE CENTER IS A FORM OF BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION WHICH REWARDS DESIRED BEHAVIOR AND GOAL ACHIEVEMENT.
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Community-based corrections (juvenile); Juvenile probation; New York; Remedial education; Techniques
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