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Title: TEAM CLASSIFICATION - THE MISSOURI APPROACH - AN EVALUATION OF THE MISSOURI CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM
Author(s): J R HEPBURN
Corporate Author: Missouri Dept of Social Services
United States of America
Project Director: C A TAYLOR
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 178
Sponsoring Agency: Missouri Dept of Social Services
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Missouri Division of Corrections
Jefferson City, MO 65101
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-ED-07-0003
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS IS AN EVALUATION OF THE TEAM APPROACH TO RESOLVING INMATE ISSUES SUCH AS CELL ASSIGNMENT, WORK AND PROGRAM ASSIGNMENT, FURLOUGH REQUESTS, DISCIPLINARY ACTION, AND AWARD OF SPECIAL MERIT TIME.
Abstract: THE CENTRAL TASK OF THE RESEARCH WAS TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTS OF TEAM CLASSIFICATION ON THE RELATIONS AND UNDERSTANDING AMONG STAFF AND BETWEEN STAFF AND INMATES. A 90-ITEM SURVEY WAS DISTRIBUTED TO STAFF IN THE SEVEN INSTITUTIONS STUDIES. A SECOND 90-ITEM SURVEY WAS ADMINISTERED TO A SAMPLE OF INMATES FROM EACH OF THE INSTITUTIONS. IN ADDITION TO MEASURING THE LENGTH AND FREQUENCY OF PARTICIPATION ON TEAM CLASSIFICATION, THE SURVEYS MEASURED THE REPONDENTS' ATTITUDES ON THE DEGREE TO WHICH TEAM CLASSIFICATION IS IMPLEMENTED OR ACTUALIZED, TOWARD TEAM CLASSIFICATION IMPACT, AND TOWARD GENERAL CONDITIONS IN THE INSTITUTIONS...RCB
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult); Decisionmaking; Inmate attitudes; Inmate staff relations; Management; Missouri; Program evaluation
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