ERIC Number: EJ521615
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Delinquency Prevention through Vocational Entrepreneurship: The New Smyrna Beach Employability Skill Training Model for Youthful Offenders.
Casey, Richard E.
Preventing School Failure, v40 n2 p60-62 Win 1996
The New Smyrna Beach Employability Skills Training Program in Florida offers emotionally and behaviorally disordered adolescents the opportunity to learn basic academic, social, employability, and business skills through participation in a school-based business that models an actual job site. Comparative data for suspensions, dropouts, and juvenile justice placements in the traditional versus vocational entrepreneurship curriculum are provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Business Education, Delinquency, Dropout Prevention, Emotional Disturbances, Employment Potential, Entrepreneurship, Interpersonal Competence, Job Skills, Juvenile Justice, Prevention, Prevocational Education, Secondary Education, Suspension, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Florida