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Title: MULTIVARIATE ANALYSES OF CHARACTERISTICS RELATED TO POST-DISCHARGE ARREST, POST-DISCHARGE COMMITMENT AND NONGRADUATION
Author(s): I J GOLDMAN
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 103
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
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Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ONE OF A CONTINUING SERIES OF STUDIES DESIGNED TO DEVELOP THE MEANS OF PREDICTING AND UNDERSTANDING PROGRAM OUTCOME WITH RESPECT TO YOUTHS DISCHARGED FROM THE TREATMENT CENTERS OF THE NEW YORK STATE DIVISION FOR YOUTH (DFY).
Abstract: THE PRIMARY DIRECTIONS OF THIS STUDY WERE TO EXAMINE THE VALUE OF YOUTH BACKGROUND CHARACTERISTICS KNOWN AT THE TIME OF REFERRAL OR ADMISSION IN PREDICTING PROGRAM SUCCESS OR RECIDIVISM AND TO EXAMINE DIFFERENCES AMONG INDIVIDUAL AND TYPES OF PROGRAMS IN OUTCOME RATES, WITH DIFFERENCES AMONG PROGRAMS IN YOUTH BACKGROUND CHARACTERISTICS STATISTICALLY CONTROLLED. THE STUDY GROUP CONSISTED OF DISCHARGEES FROM DFY PROGRAMS FOR THE TIME PERIOD OF APRIL 1966 THROUGH DECEMBER 1968. IT WAS FOUND THAT DIFFERENT SETS OF BACKGROUND CHARACTERISTICS WERE UNIQUE PREDICTORS OF ARREST, COMMITMENT, AND NONGRADUATION. FOR RELATED STUDIES, SEE NCJ-35771, 35780, AND 35783.
Index Term(s): Juvenile recidivism prediction; Juvenile treatment methods; New York; Recidivism; Treatment offender matching
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