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Title: CLEVELAND IMPACT CITIES PROGRAM - DIVERSION AND REHABILITATION OPERATING PROGRAM - COMMUNITY-BASED SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICES PROJECT - FINAL EVALUATION REPORT, JUNE 1975
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Cleveland Impact Cities Program
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 30
Sponsoring Agency: Cleveland Impact Cities Program
Cleveland, OH 44114
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 73-ED-05-0006; 74-NI-05-0004
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: FINAL EVALUATION OF THE CLEVELAND IMPACT CITIES PROGRAM COMMUNITY BASED SUPPORT SERVICES (BCSS) PROJECT, A SUPPLEMENT TO SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PROVIDED YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS DURING AND AFTER PROBATION OR PAROLE.
Abstract: THE PROJECT SOUGHT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF CRIMES COMMITTED AND THE RATE OF RECIDIVISM AMONG YOUTHS 15-21 YEARS OF AGE DEFICIENT IN EDUCATION OR MARKETABLE SKILLS OR MANIFESTING BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS, THROUGH PROVISION OF ADJUSTMENT COUNSELING SERVICES. A MANAGEMENT BY OBJECTIVES APPROACH WAS EMPLOYED TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT OF THE PROJECT'S GOAL ATTAINMENT. DATA COLLECTION WAS ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH ANALYSIS OF MONTHLY AND QUARTERLY REPORTS. IT WAS FOUND THAT THE PROJECT ACHIEVED ITS MAJOR GOAL OF PROMOTING REINTEGRATION OF THE CLIENT POPULATION INTO SOCIETY THROUGH THE PROVISION OF SUPPORTIVE SERVICES. IT WAS FURTHER FOUND THAT AVAILABLE STATISTICS WERE INSUFFICIENT TO ASSESS PROJECT ACHIEVEMENT OF SUBSIDIARY GOALS, PERFORMANCE OF ACTIVITIES, AND ADEQUACY OF THE LEVEL OF INTENSITY OF SERVICE DELIVERY. CBSS WAS PHASED OUT AT THE CONCLUSION OF IMPACT FUNDING.
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (juvenile); Counseling; Impact cities; Juvenile justice system; Management by objectives; Ohio; Parole; Probation; Program evaluation; Recidivism; Youthful offenders
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