ERIC Number: ED155819
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Juvenile Offenders and the Schools.
Briscoe, Cecil D.
One of 52 theoretical papers on school crime and its relation to poverty, this chapter maintains that young persons whose behavior patterns have been consistently outside the range of acceptability in a community face the same problems as do deviant adults. School personnel are often reluctant to cope with the proven behavior problems because the juvenile is returning to the same environment that spawned his nonacceptable behavior. A significant turnaround in student adaptation to school and personal behavior is possible when students receive individual attention and assistance from school-based paraprofessionals and from community agencies. A successful program in Kern County, California, is described that provides services to young people released from juvenile institutions and returned to regular school situations. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Delinquent Behavior, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Instruction, Nontraditional Education, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Probationary Period, Rehabilitation Programs, School Vandalism, Student School Relationship, Student Teacher Relationship
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Hackensack, NJ. NewGate Resource Center.
Note: Chapter 4 of "Theoretical Perspectives on School Crime, Volume I"; For other papers in this volume, see EA 010 729-768