Individualized Intervention with Young Multiple Offenders

Individualized Intervention with Young Multiple Offenders

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This book focuses on the pioneer of such intervention, California's widely acclaimed Community Treatment Project (CTP). During its 12-year operation CTP essentially instituted and legitimized community-based programming as a viable option for both national and international corrections. It also developed and field-tested many of the strategies and techniques for working with serious delinquents that are now common such as staff/youth matching and group homes. As did CTP itself, the book draws from an underlying, developmental view of adolescence and its challenges. In reflecting such a perspective, and in light of society's fundamental need for long-term protection, the book presents an ethical/pragmatic rationale for setting goals that highlight personal-emotional growth and new types or levels of social skills. In remaining centered on the goal of long-term public protection, the individualized intervention can both accomodate and guide the recent interest in restorative justice.Beverly Hills: Sage. Sluder, R. and R. Shearer (1992), aquot;Personality Types of Probation Officers, aquot; Federal Probation, 56, 29-35. ... Volume I. Summary. ... Salina , KS: The St. Francis Boysa#39; Homes, Inc. (1979), aquot;Your Guide to the St. Francis Boysa#39; Homes in Kansas. ... Inc. (1981/1982), Manual of Standard Operating Procedures.


Title:Individualized Intervention with Young Multiple Offenders
Author: Ted Palmer
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2002
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