Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Education Specialist (EdS)

First Advisor

Dr. Robert O'Reilly

Second Advisor

Dr. William Wakefield

Third Advisor

Dr. Darrell Kellams


Juvenile delinquency has become a serious problem within the United States. Since 1960, according to Berman, youth arrests for all crimes have risen over 140 percent while arrests for people 18 years and older have increased less than 20 percent. (1978:35).


A Field Project Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska at Omaha in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Specialist in Education. Copyright 1980 Jacqueline Pospisil.