EVALUTATION RESEARCH: WHAT IS IT?
Program evaluation: seeks to examine the impact of interventions to see if some results was produced.
Policy analysis: designed to help public officials choose from alternative future actions.
Stems from desire to make a
TYPES OF ETHICAL PROBLEMS:
Anonymity / confidentiality
You cannot bring undue harm to people involved in the study!
Harm to participants
Harm to research
THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM IS SEPARATE FROM THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
What ages fall under original juvenile court jurisdiction in most states?
16 or 17
What are part 1 index offenses?
These offenses include willful homicide, forcible rape, robbery, a
We need to make sure that our answers / explanations / conclusions are correct
Casual effect= a change in one variable leads to a change in another variable, all other things
3 THINGS NEEDED