Date & Time
Sunday, July 21, 2024, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
301 a Revisiting Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs for Incarcerated Youth

How can a psychological theory from the 1940s inform how we run youth correctional systems today? In this lightning talk, learn the critical importance of ensuring we meet the basic needs of the youth we serve and provide a sense of community before we see real change and reduce recidivism.

Educational Objectives:

  • Describe the Hierarchy of Needs as it pertains to incarcerated youth    
  • Discuss how the Hierarchy of Needs can help build community    
  • Explain how the Hierarchy of Needs can improve the management of youth facilities

Level: Basic