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NCJ Number: 128673 Find in a Library
Title: Reply to a Five Year Follow-up of Dougherty County's Criminal Alcoholic Program
Journal: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology  Volume:34  Issue:3  Dated:(December 1990)  Pages:249-257
Author(s): R H Anson
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 9
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article discusses methodological problems in a critical review of an evaluation of the Dougherty County Georgia's Criminal Alcoholic Program (CAP).
Abstract: It discusses utilization of the offender-based method (post-test only), reductions in CAP probationers pre-post test traffic offenses, statistical significance, multiple indicators of separate program components, and additional anti-abuse treatment in the District Health Department for probationers who did not comply with the original treatment. Also addressed are measurements of probationer property crimes, seriousness of probationers post CAP 2, and a discussion and critique of the National Survey of Crime Severity. This reply provides the reader with information for an impartial evaluation of the program's effectiveness. 2 tables and 14 references
Main Term(s): Alcoholism treatment programs
Index Term(s): Drunk offenders; Georgia (USA); Intensive probation
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