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Date of Award


Document Type

Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted

Degree Name

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)



First Advisor

Edward W. Pohlman

First Committee Member

Fred Muskal

Second Committee Member

John Phillips

Third Committee Member

R. Eugene Rice


The purpose of this study was 1} to compare the personality response patterns of juvenile offenders for effect on parole performance following four different kinds of institutional treatment, and 2) to investigate what correlation employment may have with parole performance. The personality response patterns investigated were three levels of interpersonal maturity and six selected personality subtypes, as measured by the Jesness Inventory and the Behavior Checklist {Self Appraisal Form). The four institutional treatment strategies were 1) Behavior Modification, 2) Transactional Analysis, 3) Vocational Training, and 4) Forestry Camp Work Experience.



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