Social Protection & Rehabilitation

The Juvenile Training School


Receive the juvenile deliquents sent by the court and rehabilitate him by means of school educations, vocational training and mental purifications under discipline and seek growth and development for the whole man through psychosomatic protection and guidance


Name Name of Juenile Training School Year of the Foundation Obiject Course of Education
Juvenile Training school for school education Taegu 1945.11.20 juveniles for readmission at school Regular education of each school courses in accordance with the education act. (Elementary school, Junior-high school, High school)
chunchon 1966.4.16
Chonju 1967.3.25
Chongju 1978.7.8
Chungju 1967.1.9
The schools for vocational Training pusan 1947.1.18 juveniles for employment Skilled training in accordance with the fundamental job training act.
Kwangju 1946.11.7
Taejon 1966.4.16
Composite Juvenile Training School Seoul 1942.4.20 juveniles for Continued school work and juveniles for employment Abreast school education and vocational training
cheju 1987.11.9
The School for Female Anyang 1963.7.2 Female Juveniles
special Juvenile Training school DaeDuk 1998.7.1 juvenile delinquents -Violent
Skilled training in accordance with the fundamental job training act


  • Superintendent
      • Dietary Administration Committee
      • Inmates Treatment Examination Committee
      • General Affairs Division
        • Documents, Personnel Affairs, Accounts, Expenditure, Allowance, Supplies, Security, Business not belong to other sections
      • Educational Division
        • Planning of a course of study, curricular Education, Vocational Training, Guidance service, Extracurricular Activities, Charge and Management of Inmates
      • Classification Division
        • Classification amp; Examination of inmates, Classification of Charged inmates, Admission and Transfer and Release and Release on Probation Guidance, Accommodation and Management of Charged Juveniles
      • Medical Service Division
        • Medical care, health care, Hygienics, Diagnosis, Prevention of Epidemics, Drugs, Psychosomatic Protection and guidance etc.

The Course of Treatment

The Course of Treatment


  • Receptional procedure
    Receiving juvenile under protection to the juvenile training school. It should be upon the written order of the court
  • Term of charge
    • Short-term(Juveniles disposed to the juvenile training school by short-term): within 6 months
    • Mid-term : (easy to correction)From 6 months through 12 months
    • Long-term(difficult to correction)
      • General : from 13 through 18 months
      • Special : From 19 through 24 months
  • Allowances
    • Food: 767g of rice per capita per day with menu provided by dietary administration committee
    • Daily necessities: Daily necessities are provided by authority and allow self supplied articles to the limit of disciplines and sanitations
  • Interview and correspondence
    Interview with family is allowed within 30 minutes per day, Correspondence is free
  • Medicare
    Residential doctors and nurses Provide inmates with medicares or transfer urgent patient to social hospital for special medicare
  • Classification investigations
    The inmate is accommodated in different facilities or separated in the same facilities according to sex, age, frequency of admission to the Juvenile training school, relation with accomplice, delinquency term and the course of curriculum.

Classification and Diagnosis

Correctional Education
Stage Term Contents
Education for the Newcomers *10 days * Survey for classification
* Guide to living regulations in dormitory
* Basic education and training
Fundamental Education * Short-term: within 3months
* Mid-term: from 6 through 12 months
* Long-term: From 13 through 24months
* School Education
* Vocational Training
* Guidance service
* Extra-curricular Activities
* Psychotherapy
Education for Rehabilitants * 10 days * Consultation of problems after release
* Guide to adaptation in society
* Guide to course and counsel
  • Education and training of short-term protection juveniles
    • Orientation
      • Correct antisocial propensities, improve adaptabilities to society through short-term intensive educational training and therapeutic treatment
      • Combine organically all effective fields to inmates personal growth such as juvenile training school, family, society and so on, to raise the effects of correction.
    • Term: Within 6 months
    • Education and training
      • Semi-open or open treatment to the juvenile for the prompt return to the community based treatments.
      • Correct the habit of the juvenile through intensive moral education, physical training, guidance service and self governing life patterns
      • Apply various live educations for the purification of contaminated mentalities
    • Juvenile training school Taegu, Pusan, Anyang, Chunchon, Chungju, Chonju, Chongju, Cheju
    • program of Treatment
      program of Treatment
      Sector Stage of treatment Standard Term Limitation of Regulation
      Closed Treatment 4th, 3rd, grade 70 days * activities with guard
      * Limited outside the institute activities
      * Limited autonomousActivities
      Semi-open Treatment 2nd grade 40 days *activities with guard
      *Limited outside the institute activities
      *Limited autonomousActivities
      Open Treatment 1st grade 10 days * Free activities in the institute and autonomous activities without guard
      * Sport training, Social service, Attending school, commuting to the office of employment, Going out Activities necessary for the adaptation in society
  • Academic Education
    • Objective
      • Prevention of bad circulation of juvenile delinquencies due to drop out of school
      • Provide opportunities to the delinquent juvenile who have lost the chance of education because of their delinquencies
      • Make them regain school life for their better career.
    • Class
      • A class is formed with less than 30 students.
    • Class work
      • Qualified teachers by education act, reach the curriculums of primary school, middle school or high school
      • Those juveniles who exceed the limited age of each graded school are specially trained to apply school are specially trained to apply for qualification examination
    • Admission Transfer to school
      • In case of a juvenile graduated from corresponding social school entered within 60 days after the eginning of first school semester can enroll in the equivalent school year's semester If the juvenile was transfered or enrolled in the social school he may be granted to commute.
    • Administration of school register
      • Superintendent can request for the data regarding the school register being forwarded from the previous school in the society.
      • Superintendent notify of the data regarding details of school register of the juvenile to the previous school register of the juvenile to the previous school every semester
      • Juvenile released from the institution while receiving the required course of education at the Juvenile training school, he may be transfered or enrolled to the previous school or equal leveled school at the request of the Juvenile
      • The Juvenile finished the required course of education can be presented with diploma by principal of previously attended school.
    • Juvenile training school of academic education
      Juvenile training school of academic education
      Sector Juvenile training school School name Data of opening
      Middle school Seoul Gobong Middle school 1990.3.20
      Taegu Llpnae Middle school 1990.3.12
      Chonju Songcheon Middle school 1990.4.16
      Anyang Chongsim girls Middle school 1990.3.7
      Chunchon ShinChin Middle school 1990.3.30
      Chungju Kemyoung Middle school 1990.4.17
      Cheju Hangill Middle school 1990.4.4
      High School Seoul Gobong vocational ans business high school 1998.7.1
      Chonghju Mipyung schools 1998.4.17
  • Vocational Training
    • Objectives
      • Remind the juveniles the importance of labor and industry.
      • Train them with vocational training in accordance with individual aptitude and ability.
      • Make them store up skills and independency apt to the industrialized society.
    • Management
      • Annexing the public vocational training course to the vocational training school and training them intensively 15 kinds of vocational skills including motor Vehicle maintenance for 6 months or one year.
    • Training course
      • Second grade mechanic course : one year.
      • Sub mechanic : 6 months
    • Curriculum
      Second grade mechanic
      Theory 540 hours(30%) : Cultural course 120 hours, Technical course 420 hours Skill Training 1,260 hours(70%) : Elementary skill 360 hours, Major skill 900 hours.
      Sub mechanic
      Theory 270 hours(30%) : Cultural course 60 hours, Technical course 210 hours. Skill Training 630 hours(70%) : Elementary skill 160 hours, Major skill 470 hours.
    • Juvenile training school of vocational training Pusan, Anyang, Kwangju, Taejon, Daeduk, Cheju.
    • Juvenile training school or vocational training.
      Juvenile training school or vocational training.
      Training school Vocational training school name cimstitute Date of opening Trades
      Pusan oryoun vocational training school 1974.1.7 Motor Vehicle Maintenance, Welding, Lathe, Construction Woodworking, Construction Architecture, Construction Drawing
      Kwang-ju korhyong vocationand training 1974.3.11 Motor Vehicle Maintenance, Special Welding, Plumbing
      Anyang Chongsim vocational training school. 1973.5.22 Machine Embroidery, Dress Making, Beautification, information processing
      Taejon Wonchon vocational training school 1974.3.11 Motor Vehicle Maintenance, Welding, Electric Work, Plumbing
      DaeDuk DaeDuk vocational training school 1998.7.1 Motor Vehicle Maintenance, Welding, Plumbing, Press Die, Special Welding, Flower cultiration
      Cheju Hangill vocational training school 1988.1.13 Motor Vehicle Maintenance, heavy Equipment
  • The management of substance
    • the designation of the whole responsibility consignment agency : Daejon Juvenile Train-ing School
    • Receptional inmate : At least 14 years old and Mid or long-term inmates who committed some law like the law of substance abuse, The law on hemp control, the law of mental and medicine management, the narcotic control law.
    • Treatment for rehabilitation
    • Treatment for rehabilitation
      Expert official for treatment and custody, Practical use of equipment, Parallelism of substance abuse prevention treatment program, expanding and reinforceing specialist, facility and equipment chronologically.
      Extra-Curricular Activities
    • Objectives
      Through out their experiences of Voluntary group life, learn how to help cooperate with others and cultivate democratic and cooperative life, attitude and seek harmonious development of the body and the mind as improving their individuality and talent.
    • Fields of guidance
      • Self - governing activity : Classmate, all inmates.
      • Club activities : Literary Exercises( Art, Calligraphy, Drama, Literary Art creation, Industrial arts, Handicraft and so on ), Physical activities (Athletic sports, Ball games, Gymnastics, Wrestling, Tae kwon do, Ping pong, etc), productive labor(gardening, flowerning plant, environment-beautification, engaging in agriculture, etc)
      • Activites for Functions : Special program for national holiday, Athletic meeting among inmates and staff, Literary Exercises, Publication of magazine on self - government
        Major educative works
        National wide inmates PC contest
        Inmates chosen at the every juvenile training school test their ability about the theory of PC and the technique
        The National public contest for the best literary works of inmates
        Collect publicly inmates literary work such as poetry, prose and award a work collections of prize-works
        The National inmates athletic festival
        Inmates and staff participate in the meeting every year, play games such as races, soccer, volley ball, ping-pong, semi-foot ball (korean foot ball), Wrestling, tug-of-wat, etc.
        The National wide inmate choral festivity
        Inmate chorales from every juvenile training school annually compete classic songs, folk song, pop song in the festivity.
        The National wide inmate Musical band contest
        The inmate of band of juvenile training school get together in a place and held the contest.
        The National best inmates sightseeing the defense spots
        One hundred best inmates from every training school visit Independence Hall or the scene of defense etc and encourage their respect of the fatherland.
        The camp training for inmates mental training process
        Purify inmates' mentality and cultivate self regulation and cooperation through camp training and nature study.
        Operation of camp programmes for 5 days in each time, focusing on the Boyscout Basic Training process : self - denying training, physical strength training. moral education mental training, survey of the nature, recreation, inspection of industrial facilities and historic scenes, campfire and so on.
        Taejon juvenile mental training camp ( 295 Dea sung, Dong gu, Taejon )
        Guidance Service
        • Directions
          • Independently solve the pending problems and cultivate adaptabilities in the social life.
          • Purify inmates' mentalities through formation of the personalities inspiration and the smooth human relations.
        • Virtue lists Diligence, Responsibility, Cooperation, Autonomy, Law abiding, Honesty, Leadership and so on.
        • Province
          • Functions : Commemoration, Literary arts, Consolation special education
          • Academic performance : Literary writing contest, Eloquence meeting, Critique on impression of book, Calligraphy, Painting.
          • Emotional Training : Art, Physical education, Gardening, Environment, etc.
          • Training : Action Correction, Boyscount.
          • Counseling : Personal affairs, Course, etc.
          • Religion : Ceremony, Bible school, Zenbuddhist meditation school etc. meditation school etc.
          • Recreation : Relaxation, Group games, Outdoor activities Activities.
          • Health : Examination of the body and physical strength, Health and sanitation.
          • Outdoor activities Excursion : Picnic, visiting to the time-honored place and industrial complex.
  • Psychotherapy
    • Directions
      • Correct the deviated character of juvenile and improve their personalities through constant therapies in their sensitive boyhood.
      • Apply and test various psychological programs by eminent professors, psychiatrists and psychologists.
    • Methods
      • Sensitivity training:11 juvenile training schools of all the country.
      • Psycho drama : Seoul ,Pusan, Anyang , Chunchon,Taejon
      • Mind control : Kwangju,Taejon,Chonju
      • Introspection : 11 juvenile training schools of all the country.
      • Danhak discipline : Taegu, Pusan school
      • Anger control training : 5 juvenile classification offices of all the country.
      • Stop smoking school : Seoul,Anyang school, 5 juvenile classification office of all the country.
      • Training for establishment of sound value judement : chungju.
      • develope of sociality program : Taejon school.
      • Art theory : chong ju school.
  • Schedule
    Time Schedule
    06 : 00-06 : 15 Rising, roll-call
    06 : 15-07 : 20 Gymnastics, cleaning, washing
    07 : 20-08 : 20 Breakfast
    08 : 20-09 : 00 Preparing for daily activities
    09 : 00-09 : 20 Morning assembly
    09 : 20-12 : 00 Teaching & TRAINING
    12 : 00-13 : 00 Lunch, Interview with family
    13 : 00-35 : 50 Teaching & training
    16 : 50-17 : 30 Counseling and dialogue
    17 : 30-18 : 30( 17:00-18:00 ) supper( Winter season )
    18 : 30-19 : 30 Free hour
    19 : 30-20 : 30 Moral education, free study
    20 : 30-21 : 00 Roll-call, Reflection of daily activities, meditation
    17 : 00-06 : 00 Bed down
  • Release
    • When the juvenile reaches at 23 years of age.
    • When the superintendent recognizes correction of the juvenile is well done, minister of Justice permits his release as confirmed by inmate treatment examination committee. Release on Probation When the superintendent recognizes correction of justice is satisfactory, probation as confirmed by probation examination committee.
  • Address & Phone Number of Juvenile Training Schools Juvenile Classification Offices
    Address & Phone Number of Juvenile Training Schools Juvenile Classification Offices
    Name of Institution Local Number Phone Number Post Number Address
    Seoul (school) 0343 55-6111 437-010 430, kocheon-dong Uiwang, kyonggi.
    Taegu (school) 053 311-0657 702-200 1248, Opnae-dong,Bug-gu, Taegu.
    Pusan (school) 051 518-2371 609-330 625, Oryoun-dong, Keumjeong-gu, pusan.
    Kwangju (school) 062 952-3642 506-358 795-10, Korhyong-dong, Kwangsan-gu, Kwangju.
    Anyang (school) 0343 73-3781 430-041 164, Seoksu-Doug, Anyang, Kyunggi.
    Chunchon (school) 0361 261-9201 206-800 372, Shinchin, Dong, nae, chun chon, Kangwon.
    Taejon (school) 042 861-3161 305-370 224, Wonchon-Dong, Yusung-gu, Taejon.
    Chungju (school) 0441 43-1201 280-110 45-30, Anlim-Dong, Chungju, chungbuk.
    Chonju (school) 0652 72-3741 560-300 376-1, Songcheon 2, Chonju, Chungbuk
    Chongju (school) 0431 62-8104 260-202 258, Mipyong-Dong, Chongju, chungbuk.
    Cheju (school) 064 99-3801 695-905 194-5, Sogil, Aewol, Bukieju-gun, Cheju.
    Seoul (office) 0343 51-2683 430-083 770, Hogye 3, Anyang, Kyunggi
    Taegu (office) 053 952-9996 701-015 1503, Shinam4, Dong-gu, Taegu
    Taejon (office) 042 283-9319 300-210 295, Daesong, Dong-gu, Taejon
    Pusan (office) 051 972-8501 616-141 1287, Daejoo1, Kaugseo-gu, Pusan.
    Kwangju (office) 062 375-2282 502-240 866-1,HwaJeong-Dong, Seo-gu, Kwangju.
  • Information on 'Youth Aptitude Test Center'

    The youth they become easily agitated for the trifle things and have many kinds of troubles and problems.

    It is very important to understand adolescents' difficulties properly and to guide them correctly in consideration of their particular situations.

    There are a number of the counselling and the guidance facilities for the youth which are managed by schools, social institutes and religious associations..

    However, it is pointed that those facilities could not achieve their anticipated results due to the weakness in their professionality, finances and apparatus..

    As a countermeasure against it, Ministry of Justice to the juvenile classification offices and the juvenile training schools in order to counteract the community youth problems..

    The center designates a rational living guidance through the intensive and scientific analysis of the youths troubles and the causes of their deviation from their schools or families..

    In the Youth Aptitude Test Center, the experts who have professional knowledge and profound experiences in dealing with youth troubles practice counselling, inspection of youth personality, IQ and aptitude, Somatic-Psychiatric test, Psychiatric test, individual inspection, etc. For the middle and high school students, juvenile laborers, and the requested youth from the social institutes. The center shows the life-goal guidance and the teaching direction for the youth, and the inspection fees are for free and covered by the government..

    The Youth Aptitude Test Center is opened for the youth and their parents to consult their individual troubles by visit or calling form 09 : 00 AM to 06 : 00 PM everyday.

Reception officers

Reception officers
Muber of Institution Local Number Phone Number Postalcode reception officers Address
Gobong 0343 55-6113 437-010 430,Kocheon-dong, uiwang, Kyonggi
Upnea 053 323-0656 702-200 1248,opnae-dong, Bug-gu, Taegu
Oryoun 051 518-2373 609-330 625,oryoun-dong, keumjeong-gu, Taegu
Korhyong 062 952-3644 506-358 795-10,korhyong-dong, kwangsan-gu, kcoang ju
Anyang 0343 73-3783 430-041 164,seoksu-dong, Anyang, kyunggi
Chunchon 0361 261-9203 206-880 372,shinchon, Dongnae Chun Chon, kang won
Wonchon 042 861-3163 305-370 224,Wibcgib-dong, Yusung-gu, Taejon
Chungju 0441 43-1201 380-110 45-30,Anlim-dong, Chungju, Chungbuk
Chonju 0652 72-3743 560-300 376-1,Songchen, Chonju, Chonbuk
Chongju 0431 62-8103 360-202 258,Mipyong-dong, Chongju, Chungbuk
Cheju 064 99-3803 695-905 194-5,Sogil,Acwor, Bukjeju-gun, Cheju
Seoul 0343 51-2686 430-083 770,Hogye3, Anyang, kyunggi
Taegu 053 952-9998 701-015 1503,shinam4Dong-gu, Taegu
Taejon 042 283-0948 300-210 295,Daesong,Dong-gu, Taejon
Pusan 051 971-8502 616-141 1287,Saejoo1, kaugweo-gu, Pusan
Kwangju 062 375-2284 502-240 866-1,Hwajeong-dong, seo-gu, kwangju