ERIC Number: ED106676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Behavioral Outcomes for Predelinquents Receiving Behavioral, Generic, or No Counseling.
Drury, Robert L.; Robbins, Carol A.
Thirty-six students at a continuation high school were identified as predelinquents and selected as subjects on the basis of their poor attendance and academic records. Pretreatment and posttreatment data were collected on the following variables: attendance figures and academic credits. Following preliminary assessment, the subjects were randomly assigned to one of three conditions: treatment by a behaviorally trained counselor, treatment by a generically trained counselor, or no treatment. Counselors were New Careerists who were divided into two matched groups. The groups received one month of either behavioral or generic counselor training. After a time-limited treatment period, the assessment procedure was readministered, so that the relative efficacy of the differentially trained counselors could be evaluated. Significant differences favoring the behaviorally trained counselors were found for both dependent variables. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Mental Hygiene, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association (54th, San Francisco, California, April 1974)