ERIC Number: ED089126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Experimental Manpower Laboratory for Corrections: Final Interim Report for Phase IV (March 1973 - February 1974).
Rehabilitation Research Foundation, Montgomery, AL.
Reports are presented on three phase four projects being carried out by the Experimental Manpower Laboratory for Corrections (EMLC) using a behavioral approach to the problems of the offender. The Mount Meigs Project is concerned with a behavioral management program, using a token economy, in the academic education division of the Alabama Industrial School (AIS). The Tuscaloosa Project deals with the community treatment of young offenders on parole and the Work Release Evaluation Project is designed to provide a model for determining the long-range effects of the work release programs on the post-release behavior patterns of its participants. In all cases the existing situation was first assessed, so that changes resulting from the projects could be identified and measured. Publications, reports, training packages, measurement instruments, presentations at professional meetings, workshops, and other products which were outcomes of phase four and briefly described. (SA)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavioral Objectives, Behavioral Science Research, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation, Criminals, Educational Programs, Followup Studies, Models, Pilot Projects, Prisoners, Program Evaluation, Rehabilitation Programs, Work Experience Programs
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Research Foundation, Montgomery, AL.