ERIC Number: ED199881
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
The William A. Wirt High School Behavior Modification Clinic. Technical Assistance Bulletin 36.
National School Resource Network, Washington, DC.
In 1977, a Behavior Modification Clinic was established at William A. Wirt High School in Gary (Indiana) as an alternative to suspending disruptive youth. The clinic operates with two programs--a remedial academic instruction program in five basic subjects, and a counseling component in which all students are involved. The results of the clinic have been positive. Since the beginning of the program, out-of-school suspensions have decreased, and the recidivism rate of assignments to the clinic has dropped. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Counseling Services, Discipline Problems, Educational Innovation, Nontraditional Education, Program Descriptions, Remedial Instruction, Secondary Education, Student Behavior, Suspension, Technical Assistance
National School Resource Network, 5530 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20015 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Authoring Institution: National School Resource Network, Washington, DC.