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NCJ Number: 236734 Find in a Library
Title: Breaking Cycles Evaluation: A Comprehensive Approach to Youthful Offenders
Author(s): Cynthia Burke Ph.D.; Susan Pennell
Corporate Author: San Diego Assoc of Governments (SANDAG)
United States of America
Date Published: November 2001
Page Count: 226
Sponsoring Agency: San Diego Assoc of Governments (SANDAG)
San Diego, CA 92101
Sale Source: San Diego Assoc of Governments (SANDAG)
401 B Street
Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92101
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This final report describes the program and evaluation efforts that took place in San Diego County for the "Breaking Cycles" project toaddress juvenile crime.
Abstract: This final report describes the program and evaluation efforts that took place in San Diego County for the "Breaking Cycles" project to address juvenile crime. This effort was funded by the State Legislature through the California Board of Corrections (BOC). Administered through the San Diego County Probation Department, this collaborative effort incorporates a two-pronged approach to prevent at-risk youth from entering the system and hold juvenile offenders accountable through a comprehensive system of graduated sanctions. To meet the evaluation requirements of the BOC, the Criminal Justice Research Division of SANDAG conducted aprocess and impact evaluation of the program.
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency
Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs; Juvenile offenders; Juvenile program evaluation; Juvenile program needs assessment; Participatory juvenile justice
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