Auxiliary education: the training of backward children

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Doubleday, Page, 1909 - Education - 265 pages
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Page 53 - This study takes as its point of departure the assumption that aggression is always a consequence of frustration. More specifically the proposition is that the occurrence of aggressive behavior always presupposes the existence of frustration and, contrariwise, that the existence of frustration always leads to some form of aggression.
Page 226 - The following day a complete report is made to the inspector of the police detail assigned to this bureau giving the above information together with the offense committed by the child. 2. Parents are notified to present themselves at the office of the Bureau of Special Service accompanied by the child for a conference regarding the reported offense. 3. Complete statements are taken from parents and children regarding the family conditions, home life, and recreational habits of the child. They are...
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Page 240 - Back of the Yards, in order to promote the welfare of all residents of that community regardless of their race, color or creed, so that they may all have the opportunity to find health, happiness, and security through the democratic way of...
Page 236 - ... 5. Workers from many departments and agencies form the habit of cooperating with others whom they have learned to know at the coordinating council meetings. "6. The community is educated to feel a new sense of responsibility for those problems that had before been left entirely to the police. "7. The environment is improved through community action. Constructive influences are strengthened and destructive influences are eliminated. Citizens are aroused to clean up their own community and make...
Page 236 - What can we expect to accomplish in a local community if there is adequate coordination in the work of local officials, social workers, character-building agencies, and civic groups? This is what actually happens: "1. Individual children who are in need of some special service in order to overcome behavior problems receive this service from the agency that is best equipped to meet the child's need. "2. Present facilities that have hitherto been used chiefly for the privileged children are made available...
Page 223 - The thesis of this entire program is that every case of maladjustment has definite causal factors of a physical, mental or environmental nature which should be recognized and carefully considered before the child is institutionalized or held responsible in any other manner. The many sociological studies of recent years have served to point out the importance of environmental influences, or maladjusted home conditions, maladjustment within the school, as well as physical and mental maladjustment.
Page 226 - ... 1. Whenever a child is detected committing some juvenile offense of sufficient importance to demand police attention, he is escorted to his home by the officer who secures the name, age, address, and school attended. The following day a complete report is made to the captain of the police detail assigned to this bureau giving the above information together with the offense committed by the child. 2. Parents are notified to present themselves at the office of the Bureau of Special Service accompanied...

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