ERIC Number: EJ502588
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Proaction versus Reaction in Correctional Education.
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems, v3 n4 p15-17 Win 1995
Education programs in institutions for young offenders often focus on the medical or deficit model of treatment. Youth are diagnosed, and then traditional content and methodology is administered in settings determined by structure and policy, and not the needs of the students. Suggests reclaiming the rich history of proactive prison education. (Author/JPS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: Special theme issue entitled "Expelled to Friendlier Places."