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NCJ Number: 35143 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: PROJECT CRIME (COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH TO IMPROVE METHODS OF EVALUATION - PROJECT REPORT 1 - AN EVALUATION OF COMMUNITY-BASED PREVENTION PROGRAMS AND INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO JUVENILE COURT SERVICES PROJECT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Assoc of Central Oklahoma Governments
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 100
Sponsoring Agency: Assoc of Central Oklahoma Governments
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-NI-99-0104
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EVALUATION OF A PROJECT TO DECREASE DELINQUENCY AND INCREASE DIVERSION OF JUVENILES FROM THE JUSTICE SYSTEM IN OKLAHOMA CITY BY PROVIDING INTENSIVE PROBATION AND YOUTH SERVICES COUNSELING IN TROUBLED AREAS OF THE CITY.
Abstract: THE PROJECT ORGANIZED YOUTH-SERVING CENTERS IN THE NORTHWEST AND NORTHEAST QUADRANTS OF THE CITY IN RESPONSE TO A SURVEY WHICH IDENTIFIED THESE SECTORS AS PROVIDING 61 PERCENT OF THE REFERRALS TO THE OKLAHOMA COUNTY JUVENILE COURT. PROBATION COUNSELORS PROVIDED MORE INTENSIVE SUPERVISION TO A SMALLER CASELOAD AND CONDUCTED MORE INTENSIVE FAMILY COUNSELING WHILE YOUTH SERVICES COUNSELORS WORKED IN CLOSER PROMIXITY TO PREDELINQUENT REFERRALS. FINDINGS INCLUDE THE NUMBER OF JUVENILES ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT OR IN NEED OF SUPERVISION, THE PERCENTAGE OF THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT'S CASELOAD FROM TARGET AREAS, AND THE NUMBER OF TARGET AREA COMMITMENTS TO STATE JUVENILE INSTITUTIONS WERE REDUCED. METHODS OF INCREASING PROJECT DATA AND COMMUNITY AWARENESS OF THE PROJECT WERE BEING DEVELOPED.
Index Term(s): Family counseling; Juvenile court diversion; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile probation; Oklahoma; Program evaluation; Referral services; Youth Services Bureau
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