A Descriptive Profile of Adjudicated and Nonadjudicated Adolescents Educated at a Juvenile Center/School for Disruptive and/or Maladapted Youth

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The purpose of this investigation was to develop a descriptive profile of both adjudicated and nonadjudicated adolescents educated in a juvenile center/school for delinquent and/or maladapted youth in order to (a) disclose the characteristics of the contemporary adolescent delinquent educated in a community based facility with both day and residential components, (b) discern any differences in demographic data, scholastic data, handicapping conditions, and delinquent behaviors among handicapped and nonhandicapped adolescents with delinquent or maladaptive behaviors, and (c) discover the prevalence by types of handicaps exhibited by this population since the implementation of Public Law 94-142. The subjects for the study ... continued below

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Gilliam, Brenda McKinney August 1984.

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The purpose of this investigation was to develop a descriptive profile of both adjudicated and nonadjudicated adolescents educated in a juvenile center/school for delinquent and/or maladapted youth in order to (a) disclose the characteristics of the contemporary adolescent delinquent educated in a community based facility with both day and residential components, (b) discern any differences in demographic data, scholastic data, handicapping conditions, and delinquent behaviors among handicapped and nonhandicapped adolescents with delinquent or maladaptive behaviors, and (c) discover the prevalence by types of handicaps exhibited by this population since the implementation of Public Law 94-142. The subjects for the study were 102 adolescents educated in a juvenile center/school during September 1, 1981, through August 31, 1982.

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Gilliam, Brenda McKinney. A Descriptive Profile of Adjudicated and Nonadjudicated Adolescents Educated at a Juvenile Center/School for Disruptive and/or Maladapted Youth, dissertation, August 1984; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330636/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .