ERIC Number: EJ294594
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Taking the 10-Year-Old Offender to Jail: An Alternative to "Scared Straight."
Presbury, Jack H.; Moore, Helen B.
Personnel and Guidance Journal, v62 n2 p114-16 Oct 1983
Describes a delinquency prevention program where young boys were taken to jail following minor law offenses. With a counselor, they talked to police and prisoners about what it was like to be in jail. None of the 19 children who participated committed any serious crimes in the six years since the program began. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A