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Whatworksanddoesnt3_22_10post - Juvenile Justice Programs:...

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Juvenile Justice Programs: What works and Does not work Follow the evidence!
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Factors shaping effectiveness Program Setting (residential or non-residential institution or community. Example: GED vs. voc programs ). Program type (treatment targets, focused vs. multi-modal). Client selection (age, gender, race, offense, risk level). Gender or culture-specific programming. Program elements. Organizational characteristics (e.g. private, age). Staffing (professionals, interns, volunteers). Intensity (dosage). Duration. Program integrity (e.g. training and supervision).
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Elements of Program Evaluation Pre- and post-program outcome data. Appropriate comparison group (Q: Essential?) Validity and Reliability issues. Selection bias. Valid and reliable measurement of multiple outcomes. Sample size.
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Meta-analyses Summarizes results of multiple evaluations. Permits estimates of average effect sizes across
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course CRIMINAL J 202:322 taught by Professor Hirschfield during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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