Citations with the tag: SHOCK incarceration
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- Measuring the military atmosphere of boot camps.
Keenan, John P.; Barry, R. // Federal Probation; Mar1994, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p67
Describes an objective method developed to measure militariness in boot camps. Reliability of the measure; Effect of boot camps on participants; Characteristics of boot camps.
- An impact analysis of the Alabama boot camp program.
Burns, Jerald C.; Vito, Gennaro F. // Federal Probation; Mar1995, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p63
Examines the effectiveness of the boot camp program in Alabama. Rationale for boot camp programs; Program history; Existence of problem called net widening; Recidivism rates; Cost of the program; Reduction of prison crowding.
- Boot camp prisons: Components, evaluations, and empirical issues.
Mackenzie, Doris Layton // Federal Probation; Sep90, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p44
Describes the components of the shock incarceration programs that exist in the United States and the efforts to evaluate these programs to date. Survey of states; Background on the shock incarceration programs; Selection decisions; Program characteristics; Program location; Release supervision.
- Shock incarceration: Hard realities and real possibilities.
Osler, Mark W. // Federal Probation; Mar1991, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p34
Focuses on the role of footcamps in crime prevention among young people in the United States. Painful period of military style prison time; Highly structured, intensive 3-6 month imprisonment; Strong political support for shock programs; History of boot camps; Variation in the punishment...
- Why Arizona gives the boot to boot camps for juveniles.
Schwartz, David H. // Christian Science Monitor; 8/23/96, Vol. 88 Issue 189, p1
Reports that Arizona will stop using boot camps or shock incarceration in September 1996. Use of boot camps to fight juvenile crime; Justification of the $1.5 million cost of boot camps; Dismal success rate of the juvenile program.
- Stabilizing lives after the jolt of shock incarceration.
Holmstrom, David // Christian Science Monitor; 2/23/96, Vol. 88 Issue 61, p11
Highlights the experiences of former gang member Brandon Randall after spending 120 days of tough physical discipline in a state-run boot-camp program. How this program is designed to assist him in adjusting to life and a job; Number of participants in the 1995 program; Comments from Dan Zorich...
- A wayward boys' `shock incarceration' camp.
Simons, John // U.S. News & World Report; 5/9/94, Vol. 116 Issue 18, p20
Discusses America's three federally funded juvenile boot camps. Concern that the boys don't understand the link between the Environmental Youth Corps' daily rigors and their hoped-for transformation into law-abiding teenagers; Questionable lasting value of the 90 days of verbal abuse and...
- Boot camp program promotes discipline, improves self-esteem.
Lewis, Richard // Corrections Today; Aug94, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p130
Reports on the boot camp program of the Valdosta Correctional Institution in Georgia. Theme of the program; Effort to reduce the high number of disciplinary infractions involving violence; Reduction of the number of inmates who repeatedly served segregation time.
- The Last Boot Camp.
DePrang, Emily // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices; Mar2012, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p2
The article offers information on a boot camp situated in Childress, Texas and discusses the objectives of prison boot camps which provide physical training to prisoners similar to the training in military.
- The bust in boot camps.
Katel, Peter; Liu, Melinda // Newsweek; 2/21/1994, Vol. 123 Issue 8, p26
Asserts that the hot trend in sentencing first offenders to boot camps is less promising than it sounds. Number of states, boot camps and beds in use; Growing evidence that boot camps don't work; Results of study of released boot camp inmates by Doris MacKenzie (University of Maryland); Why...
- The New York model.
Katel, Peter; Liu, Melinda // Corrections Today; Jun95, Vol. 57 Issue 3, following p80
Features the Lakeview Shock Incarceration Facility in Brockton, New York. Focus on treatment and aftercare; Comments from camp superintendent Ronald Moscicki; Features of the treatment camp; Aftercare program's aim at dealing with drug history.
- Results of a multisite study of boot camp prisons.
MacKenzie, Doris Layton; Corbett Jr., Ronald P. // Federal Probation; Jun94, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p60
Investigates the impact of boot camp programs in eight states in the United States. Survey of state correctional systems; Components of boot camp prisons; Interviews with inmates and correctional personnel; Attitude change during incarceration; Activities during community supervision.
- JUVENILE BOOT CAMPS.
Richissin, Todd // IRE Journal; Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p10
Offers a look at the state of boot camps for juvenile delinquents in Maryland.
- Wide angle.
Eaton, Tim // Mother Jones; Sep/Oct99, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p26
Reports on military-style boot camps in the United States. Community work assigned to prisoners caught fighting or smuggling cigarettes.
- When 'Tough Love' Kills.
Parenti, Christian // Progressive; Oct2000, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p31
Presents information on juvenile boot camps in the United States which provide a military-style discipline. Child abuse complaints against several boot camps; Casualties during juvenile boot camp training; Juvenile boot camps which offer positive intervention services.
- My Tough Choice: Jail or Boot Camp.
Aronoff, Marc // Scholastic Action; 01/21/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p18
Describes how teenager Stacy Polidoro has learned about attitudes and relationships through a boot camp.
- Prison boot camps may not help inmates.
Aronoff, Marc // Christian Science Monitor; 9/4/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 196, p4
Discusses the efficiency of prison boot camps for inmates in the United States, in light of the idea that the inmates are not rehabilitated by the training.
- Boot Camp for Teens?
Aronoff, Marc // Junior Scholastic; 2/26/2007, Vol. 109 Issue 13, p7
The article focuses on the debate of sending teens to boot camps, modeled after military camps for punishing children who commit a crime.
- Young inmates get shocked.
Aronoff, Marc // New York Amsterdam News; 11/16/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 46, p24
Focuses on the use of shock incarceration on first-time prisoners in New York City. Effectiveness of the approach for deterring crime on nonviolent offenders; Benefits of shock incarceration on the state penitentiary system according to officials.
- States fall out of (tough) love with boot camps.
Marks, Alexandra // Christian Science Monitor; 12/27/99, Vol. 92 Issue 23, p3
Reports investigations into juvenile boot camps in the United States, in light of reports of abuse and misconduct during 1999.
- The Montana model.
Sillars, Les // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 10/25/93, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p16
Describes the prison boot camp at Swan River Correctional Training Center, near Kalispel, Montana, a light security camp that includes intense physical training. How inmates are selected by the Montana State Prison Committee; Interest of Alberta Justice Minister Ken Rostad in building a similar...
- Juvenile boot camps: a descriptive analysis of program diversity and effectiveness.
Tyler, Jerry; Darville, Ray; Stalnaker, Kathi // Social Science Journal; 2001, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p445
Presents a descriptive analysis on program diversity and effectiveness of juvenile boot camps in the United States. Insufficiency of data; Goals of the original idea for adult boot camps; Need for stricter assessment and evaluation methods.
- These Boots Are Made for Women.
Clark, Cheryl; Kellam, Leslie // Corrections Today; Feb2001, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p50
Focuses on the Shock Incarceration Program in New York which incorporates the military aspects of shock incarceration with intensive therapeutic programming. History of shock incarceration facilities in 1987; Percentage of female offenders who participated in the program in 1988; Number of...
- Just back from boot camp.
Rodgers, Steve // Credit Union Magazine; Oct2000, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p8
Comments on the boot camp attended by several credit union chief executive officers and senior managers which was held in August 2000 at the Sundance ski resort, in Sundance, Utah. Description of the boot camp; Details on the instructors at the boot camp.
- Camp Fear.
Selcraig, Bruce // Mother Jones; Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p64
Focuses on the death of Gina Score, a 14-year-old girl who died at a military-style boot camp for girls in South Dakota. Boot camps' aim to reduce troubled teenagers to their emotional core; Medical reports and eyewitness accounts of Score's final day; Impact of Score's death on South Dakotans;...
- A study of attitudinal change among boot camp participants.
Burton Jr., Velmer S.; Marquart, James W. // Federal Probation; Sep93, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p46
Discusses the influence of boot camp program in Harris County, Houston, Texas on the felony offenders' attitude. Offenders' perception of the boot camp program; Boot camp as place of punishment and rehabilitation; Future opportunities of offenders; Assessed areas of attitudinal changes.
- Can boot camps provide effective drug treatment?
Souryal, Claire; MacKenzie, Doris Layton // Corrections Today; Feb94, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p48
Examines the effectiveness of boot camps as drug treatment. Costs saved from reduction of time served; Providing of adequate punishment through the quasi-military environment; Profiles of state programs.
- Boot camps--punishment and treatment.
Sharp, Deborah // Corrections Today; Jun95, Vol. 57 Issue 3, following p80
Part III. Focuses on shock incarceration programs in the United States. Factors for the rehabilitation of criminals; Programs aimed at educating inmates; Features of the Leadership Program for inmates; Emphasis on treatment and aftercare; Suggestions for improving future camps; Negative media...
- Director develops model shock incarceration program.
Nunan, Anna // Corrections Today; Jun95, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p81
Profiles New York Department of Correctional Services' director of shock incarceration Cheryl L. Clark. Contribution in the development of shock incarceration program; Functions of the program; Development of a Network Program based in therapeutic community; Career history.
- Boot camp for prisoners.
Klein-Saffran, Jody; Chapman, David A. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin; Oct93, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p13
Discusses the shock incarceration program for male prisoner at the Intensive Confinement Center in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Origins of the federal program; Eligibility for inmates; Orientation; Daily schedule; Community reintegration of inmates; Program evaluation. INSET: Daily ICC schedule..
- Civilian Boot Camps Lack Intended Kick.
West, Woody // Insight on the News; 04/03/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 13, p48
Explains the reasons behind the ineffectiveness of boot camps for juveniles and first offenders in the United States. Fatal flaw in the boot-camp gimmick; Major difference between Marine boots and youthful felons.
- 60 SECONDS.
West, Woody // New Scientist; 10/23/2004, Vol. 184 Issue 2470, p5
The article cites various researches related to science. Boot camps designed to cure teenagers of violent and delinquent behaviour don't work. In fact, they can exacerbate problems by exposing naive youths to more hardened delinquents, an independent scientific panel convened by the U.S....
- GET DRILL-SERGEANTED.
BOROW, ZEV // New York; 1/22/2007, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p56
The article profiles men who have gone through the Shock Incarceration program in New York (State). The program combines substance abuse programs, academics, and behavioral therapy in a military, boot camp-like setting. Program attendees praise the boot camp for teaching self-discipline, how to...
- Electronic House Arrest and Boot Camp in North Carolina: Comparing Recidivism.
Immarigeon, Russ // Journal of Offender Monitoring; Winter1999, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p27
The article presents the results of a study in 1998 showing that boot camp participants fared better in recidivism than those who were supervised with electronic monitoring but that the differences in recidivism were likely due to the type of individuals in the programs rather than the program...
- Of catfish and men.
Tischler, Eric // Corrections Today; Jun98, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p94
Features the community service of the inmates at the Quehanna Boot Camp in Carthuas, Pennsylvania in building nurseries for catfish at Pennsylvania's Curwensville Dam. Composition of the community service crews at Quehanna; How inmates help out at the dam; Remarks from Pat Domico, spokesman for...
- 10 tips on building the best camp.
Tischler, Eric // Corrections Today; Jun95, Vol. 57 Issue 3, following p80
Focuses on strategies used for shock incarceration program for New York City's Department of Corrections. Comments from consultant Carol Shapiro; Specificity in the mission statement; Target participants; Key elements.
- Program Labels or Client-Centered Variables?
Beker, Jerome // Child & Youth Care Forum; Dec1999, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p367
Discusses the effectiveness of residential programs serving troubled and troubling children and youth. Use of shock incarceration techniques; Importance of caring and connectedness rather than maintaining professional distance; Element of challenge or adventure while attending appropriately to...
- We must lose the boot camp' regime, Oakhill STC chief says.
Ahmed, Maria // Community Care; 4/3/2008, Issue 1716, p9
The article highlights the views of Malcolm Stevens, director of children's services at Oakhill Secure Training Center (STC), on boot camps and child jails. Stevens claims that private companies responsible for the four secure training centers in Great Britain did not know what they were doing....
- HARVEST Of HOPE.
Boots, Beth // Organic Gardening; Apr/May2012, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p50
The article describes how the garden at Chicago, Illinois' Cook County Sheriff's Boot Camp gives prisoners the skills to grow vegetables in preparation for potentially new lives. It explains how the vegetable beds contrast with the curls of razor wire and the 12-foot fences that surround the...
- CAMP FEAR.
Szalavitz, Maia // Redbook; Mar2002, Vol. 198 Issue 3, p118
Relates how a 12-year boy suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder died when he was sent to a boot camp to learn about the values of discipline, confidence and respect. Background on the trend of disobedient children being sent by exasperated parents or courts to boot camps;...
- Boot Camp Guards And Nurse Charged In Teen's Death.
Szalavitz, Maia // Jet; 12/18/2006, Vol. 110 Issue 24, p49
This article reports on the aftermath of the death of 14-year-old Lee Anderson, who was killed at a juvenile boot camp. Seven former guards and a nurse at the facility in Panama City, Florida have been charged with aggravated manslaughter. Anderson's family has also sued the Florida Department...
- THE LOOSE SCREW AWARDS.
Epstein, Robert // Psychology Today; Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p55
Presents information on the top 10 misguided theories and techniques for mental depression treatment. Projective tests; Recovered memories; Correctional boot camps.
- Federal Prisons to Eliminate Boot Camps.
St. Gerard, Vanessa // Corrections Today; Apr2005, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p13
Reports on the plan of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons to abolish boot camps in three states in the U.S. Failure of the boot camps to prevent released offenders from returning to crime; Background on the introduction of the boot camp in 1980; Number of inmates in the camps in 1990.
- Lessons From the South Carolina RSAT Evaluation.
Miller, J. Mitchell // Corrections Today; Dec2008, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p92
The article describes the U.S. Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Formula Grant Program as it is applied in South Carolina. The South Carolina edition of the program, titled the Correctional Recovery Academy (CRA), is intended for offenders between the ages of 17 and 25 and features a...
- Last Month in Education.
Miller, J. Mitchell // Curriculum Review; Jan2005, Vol. 44 Issue 5, preceding p8
Presents news briefs on education in the U.S. as of December 2004. Retirement of Republican Education Secretary Rod Paige; Ineffectiveness of the boot-camp approach in preventing criminal behavior in teenagers, according to a review by the National Institutes of Health; Lawsuit filed by the...
- WELCOME TO BOOT CAMP.
Miller, J. Mitchell // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ; Apr2001, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p16
Focuses on United States Air Force reservists Master Sergeant George King and Staff Sergeant Teresa Owens' efforts to help young offenders get their lives back on track. Integration of military-style 'boot camp' training into the country's penal system; Expertise in integrating the worlds of...
- Missouri 'Boot Camp' Is Sued Over Death of Calif. Teenager.
Hurst, Marianne D. // Education Week; 3/2/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 25, p4
The article reports that a Missouri "boot camp" for troubled teenagers and three of its employees are facing a lawsuit after a 15-year-old California boy died in the camp's care. The parents of Roberto M. Reyes, who died in November 2005, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Thayer...
- Treatment Strategies for Juvenile Delinquency: Alternative Solutions.
Flash, Kimberly // Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal; Dec2003, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p509
Social workers involved in the treatment of adjudicated youth commonly encounter youth sentenced to traditional incarceration or parole as a path to rehabilitation. This article examines alternative treatment strategies for adjudicated youth, namely Victim Offender Reconciliation Programs (often...
- "Look What Boot Camp's Done for Me:" Teaching and Learning at Lakeview Academy.
Kilgore, Deborah; Meade, Susan // Journal of Correctional Education; Jun2004, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p170
In this article, the authors argue that the Lakeview Academy, a 90 day boot camp for adolescent boys in Iowa is intentionally organized to instill self-discipline in the boys who are incarcerated there, but this organization itself promotes anything but self-discipline. The analysis in this...
- FATAL JUSTICE.
Miller, Carol Marbin // IRE Journal; Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p27
The article details an investigation on the treatment of teen offenders detained at the Panama City boot camp in Florida. The unexpected death of a healthy, athletic 14-year-old boy led to the investigation of the camp's treatment of young detainees. The investigation found that the...