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NCJ Number: 34031 Find in a Library
Title: EFFECT OF MEDIA TRAINING ON INMATE INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIP SKILLS
Journal: CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND BEHAVIOR  Volume:3  Issue:1  Dated:(MARCH 1976)  Pages:41-52
Author(s): D R ATKINSON
Corporate Author: American Assoc of Correctional Psychologists
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: American Assoc of Correctional Psychologists
Marysville, OH 43040
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY WAS TO DETERMINE IF A MEDIA TRAINING PROCEDURE COULD TEACH ATTENDING AND VERBAL FOLLOWING BEHAVIORS ASSOCIATED WITH GOOD LISTENING TO INMATES IN A FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION.
Abstract: FORTY-FIVE INMATES IN A FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY DRUG ABUSE PROGRAM WERE ASSIGNED TO ROLES OF COMMUNICATOR OR LISTENER IN A MEDIA TRAINING PROCEDURE OR TO A CONTROL GROUP. SUBJECTS WHO VIEWED THEMSELVES ROLE-PLAYING APPROPRIATE AND INAPPROPRIATE LISTENING BEHAVIORS INCREASED THEIR USE OF REFLECTION OF FEELING IN AN INTERVIEW WITH A COACHED CLIENT. SUBJECTS WHO VIEWED A PEER ROLE-PLAYING APPROPRIATE AND INAPPROPRIATE LISTENING BEHAVIORS INCREASED THEIR USE OF REFLECTION OF FEELING AND A MINIMAL VERBAL RESPONSE. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Drug offenders; Federal correctional facilities; Inmate Programs; Inmates; Interpersonal relations
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