What’s the surefire way to stop a behavior? Punish it, right? From schools, to workplaces, animal training to penitentiaries we see examples everywhere. Obviously, punishment works or we wouldn’t keep doing it. Except, in some cases, common wisdom is entirely wrong. Punishment doesn’t work, as evidenced by the number of repeat offenders in jails and prisons across the country.
Read the full article (from March 2016) at the Tulalip News website.
See also “Tulalip Wellness Court will provide addicts new path to community” (Nov. 2, 2016) at the North Country Outlook website.