ERIC Number: ED052856
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-May
Reference Count: 0
Program Description: Southwest Indian Youth Center.
Southwest Indian Youth Center, Tucson, AZ.
Described is an innovative program designed for rehabilitating American Indian adolescents who have committed legal offenses. As stated, goals of the program are to improve work habits, social behaviors, vocational and academic skills, leisure skills, responsibility for self, attitudes, and community participation using a system of promotion through the 4 program levels based on the point (merit) system. In the document, trainee selection, intake, and discipline are discussed, as well as the 4 levels of standing: Level IV, the incoming trainee; Level III, the honor trainee; Level II, the trainee at the moving-off center; and Level I, the trainee living on his own in Tucson, Arizona. Three tables are included: Table I illustrates the 4 levels in the areas of pay, criteria for the next level, privileges, and restrictions; Table 2 presents the camp schedule; and Table 3 is a list of consequences for negative behavior. Also included is a discussion of positive/negative feedback in terms of trainee evaluation. (MJB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southwest Indian Youth Center, Tucson, AZ.