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Juvenile Justice Treatment: What works and Does not work
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Factors shaping effectiveness Program Setting (residential or non-residential institution or community) . Program type (treatment targets, focused vs. multi- modal). Client selection (age, gender, race, offense, risk level). Program elements. Organizational characteristics (private, age). Staffing. Intensity. 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. Validity and Reliability issues. Selection bias. Valid and reliable measurement of outcomes. Sample size. Adequate follow-up period.
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Summarizes results of multiple evaluations. Permits estimates of average effect sizes across program types. Permits examination of the influence of various program elements (and research elements) on program effectiveness (net of program type). Criticized for grouping “apples and oranges” (or
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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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