March 20, 2015
We get asked this question a lot, so we well explain the difference in detail.
Beyond Scared Straight was a concept that was used in the 70’s and originated in Rahway State Prison in New Jersey. The concept was to show teenagers what prison was really like in a hard, yelling and in your face way. The Scared Straight way has been proven to be ineffective and actually increase teens getting in trouble. When a person yells at someone they put up a wall and close their minds. Not a good way to teach something with lasting results. What the Reality Check Program does is Read More