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NCJ Number: 64851 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: TENNESSEE - PROJECT CERCE (COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION IN A CORRECTIONAL ENVIRONMENT) TRAINING MANUAL
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Tennessee Dept of Correction
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 56
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Tennessee Dept of Correction
Nashville, TN 37243
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TRAINING MANUAL FOR COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION IN A CORRECTIONAL ENVIRONMENT IS DESIGNED FOR MANAGERS WHO WISH TO BECOME MORE EFFECTIVE IN TREATMENT AND PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION.
Abstract: AN INSERVICE TRAINING OUTLINE AND AN OUTLINE FOR A TRAINING PACKAGE IN BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION IS PRESENTED. COMPUTERIZED DATA FORMS ARE ALSO INCLUDED. A PAPER ON BEHAVIORAL CHANGE DISCUSSES ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS THAT AFFECT BEHAVIOR, SUCH AS INCREASING OR DECREASING THE BEHAVIOR FREQUENCY. PRINCIPLES OF BEHAVIOR CHANGE ARE DESCRIBED INCLUDING INCREASING LOW LEVEL BEHAVIOR, DECREASING HIGH LEVEL BEHAVIOR, AND CONDITIONS FOR EFFECTIVE USE. A PAPER ON MODELING DISCUSSES THE STAGES OF ACQUISITION OR LEARNING HOW TO PERFORM A GIVEN BEHAVIOR AND THE PERFORMANCE; SOME PROBLEMS OF MODELING BEHAVIOR; AND SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROVEMENTS SUCH AS SELF-CONTRACTS. ADDITIONAL SECTIONS DISCUSS THE ROLE OF PERCEPTION, REPRESENTATION, AND ENCODING IN LEARNING; THE PREDICTIVE VALUE OF SOCIAL EXPOSURE AS STANDARDS FOR CONDUCT, AND WEIGHTING OF THESE STANDARDS; AND MODELING AND ITS IMPLICATIONS. THE IMPACT OF THE SOCIAL SYSTEM ON MOTIVATION AND CONDUCT, AND THE IMPLICATIONS OF ROLE MODELS AND REWARDS FOR INMATES TRYING TO ADAPT TO A ROLE OUTSIDE OF PRISON ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. SOCIAL SYSTEMS WITH APPROPRIATE REWARDS SET UP INSIDE THE PRISON, THEREFORE, ARE SEEN AS HELPING THE CONVICT LEARN NEW TECHNIQUES THAT CAN BE APPLIED IN THE WORLD OUTSIDE. (AOP)
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Behavior patterns; Correctional facilities; Counseling; Models
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