ERIC Number: ED204644
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Manual of Standards for Juvenile Training Schools and Services.
Commission on Accreditation for Corrections, Rockville, MD.
This manual of standards for juvenile training schools and services contains 487 American Correctional Association standards for the accreditation of juvenile training schools (youth development centers, villages, correction centers, treatment centers, service centers, homes for boys and girls, camps, and ranches). Standards presented are organized according to the following 20 subject areas: administration; fiscal management; personnel; training and staff development; planning and coordination; management information systems; records; research and evaluation; physical plant; security and control; food service; sanitation, safety, and hygiene; medical and health care services; resident rights; resident rules and discipline; mail, visiting, and telephone; program and services; reception, classification, transfer, and release; release and revocation; and volunteer involvement. A glossary, the articles of incorporation of the Commission on Accreditation for corrections, and the code of ethics for the American Correctional Association are appended. (MN)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adolescents, Civil Liberties, Coordination, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Delinquency, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Educational Policy, Facility Guidelines, Financial Policy, Food Service, Hygiene, Institutional Evaluation, Management Information Systems, Medical Services, Personnel, Personnel Policy, Personnel Selection, Prisoners, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), Safety, Sanitation, School Policy, School Security, Staff Development, Standards, Student Rights, Volunteers
Commission on Accreditation for Corrections, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852 ($10.00; 10% discount for 25-49 copies; 15% for 50-99; 20% for over 100).
Publication Type: Guides - General; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Commission on Accreditation for Corrections, Rockville, MD.