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Title: Core Curriculum - To Assist Schools in Preventing and Reducing Violence, Vandalism and Disruption, Course 6 - Environment - Trainer's Guide
Author(s): I Kohn
Corporate Author: Ctr for Human Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 174
Sponsoring Agency: Ctr for Human Services
Chevy Chase, MD 20015
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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 trainer's guide presents the content, activities, and background information for a course on designing or modifying a school's indoor and outdoor spaces to reduce violence, vandalism, and disruption.
Abstract: The 2.83-hour course is part of a 7-part curriculum aimed at helping schools prevent or reduce violence and vandalism. The curriculum, is intended for teachers, school administrators, students, parents, youth advocates, school security personnel, and community organization representatives. The course's instructional objectives are to introduce the environmental approach to security and climate enhancement and to present three specific strategies: natural access control, natural surveillance, and territorial reinforcement. Additional objectives are to provide a rationale and procedure for dealing with potential problems in the school environment and to suggest specific approaches to enhance environmental safety and security. The course's three modules are taught using slides, lecture, and small group problem solving exercises. For each module, the training guide includes a synopsis, a summary of content and major learning activities, and a detailed step-by-step narrative which includes directions for the trainer. Lists of materials and equipment needed, additional readings that cover selected parts of each training module, and one audiovisual resource are included. For other trainer's guides, see NCJ 69756-69760 and NCJ 69762. For participants' guides, see NCJ 69749-55.
Index Term(s): Architectural design; Course materials; Environmental design; Juvenile delinquency prevention; School delinquency programs; School security; School vandalism
Note: National School Resource Network
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