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The Effects of Peer Counseling in a Correctional Setting : University of California, Santa Barbara : a Dissertation Submitted in Partial Satisfaction of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Counseling Psychology, June 1977
Self Published, June 1977 - Includes a laid in Vita of Berton Kerish, basically his training, honors, employment, involvements in his field of education, a list of his previous publications, and a letter to Santa Barbara County Mental Health, dated November 24, 1985, not signed, includes some corrections. Book has 197 pages. Dedication reads: To the inmates and staff of The Federal Correctional Institution Lompoc, California. There is an Acknowledgements page, including those who assisted during Kerish's doctoral studies. There is a publication option page, photo copy signature of Burton Kerish, in which he reserves the publication rights for 3 years, dated October 1, 1976, thus most likely the copyright has expired. Kerish is the noted author of several publications including: Sexual Differences in the Wechsler Bellevue Intelligence Scale Subtests, Unpublished M. A. Thesis. The George Washington Unvierstity, Washington DC 1954; Peer Counseling an Alternative Correctional Life Style, Federal Correctional Institution, Lompoc California, 1972, a Federal Bureau of Prisons Publication ; Innovations in Counseling Treatments of Public Offencers, 1 Hour Symposium, Delivered at APA Convention, Div. 17, Honolulu Hawaii 1972 ; In Service Training of Correctional Staff in Behavioral Counseling, 1 Our Symposium, Delivered at APA Convention, Div. 18-31, Montreal Canada 1973; Toward a New Phase in Correctional Management, in B. Carleton Ed. Man for Man, Illinois, Charles C. Thomas 1973 ; Peer Counseling People Programs and Progress, Federal Correctional Institution, Lompoc CA 1974, Federal Bureau of Prisons Publications ; Suicide, Suffering and Choice, The Glasgow House Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 2, Dec. 1983. Abstract: this investigation was designed to develop and experimentally test peer counseling procecures implemented in response to correctional facility resident interest in self improvement and independant functioning. Specifically, the study attempted to determine the relative effect of the use of a Peer Counseling Program [PCP] a specific 80 hour inmate led classroom and group counseling program -- on vonlunteers confied to a Federal Correctional Institution. Self ratings and behavioraldifferences were examined amoung four groups of volunteer inmates, two of wich received training, while the training for the other two was held in abeyance. The final two Groups were again offered the training subsequent to the completion of the study. etc. etc. Excellent source for study. Poignent research material for students and academics. Delves into this subject with fresh ideas and thoughts, a good read. This book contains good information for persons wanting to enhance their knowledge of the subject matter in particular. Always a good reference guide to keep on hand. Will help you better understand methods and means in great detail. Informative and easy to read. Size: S: Some Edge Wear, Normal for Age of Book [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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