Educating Juveniles in Adult Jails: A Program Guide
| Cataloged on:
May. 23, 2012
ANNOTATION: The development, implementation, and operation of educational programming in adult jails are explained. “As such, it includes information about the need for these programs, the characteristics of the youth who will be served, how to plan and implement education programs in the jail setting, and the conditions affecting program delivery” (p. 3). This guide has five chapters: background and context; the significance of education for jailed juveniles –public and policy supports; guidelines for implementing education in jails; working within the jail setting; and elements of effective programs. The “Checklist for Implementing an Educational Program,” a glossary, and sample forms that may be needed to carry out the program are also included.