Learning Contribution - Token Economy Programme

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  • Created on: 04-05-13 14:52
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  • Learning - TEP
    • Ideas/Theories
      • operant conditioning
      • rehabilitation by behavior modification
      • behavior is learnt
      • primary + secondary reinforcers
    • Who/How it's helped
      • helps criminal + family/friends
      • removes prejudice - employment
      • reduces recidivism rates = safer society
      • cheap + easy to administer
        • less financial burden on society
      • prison guards manage inmates
      • teaches criminal pro social behaviour
    • Strong
      • Hobbs + Holt = improvement
      • Quinsey + Sarbit = behaviour aspects changed
      • cheap to set up and administer
    • Weak
      • motivation doesn't alway generalise outside of programme
      • staff can abuse programme
      • Ross + Mackay = failed

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