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NCJ Number: 40513 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: INTENSIVE SPECIAL PROBATION PROJECT - PHASE 1 EVALUATION - KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT
Author(s): J BANKS; A L PORTER; R L RARDIN; T R SILER; V E UNGER
Corporate Author: Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 57
Sponsoring Agency: Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-NI-99-0045
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PURPOSE OF THIS REPORT IS TO BEGIN A CONCLUSIVE EVALUATION OF INTENSIVE SPECIAL PROBATION (ISP) PROGRAMS BY SYSTEMATICALLY ASSESSING THE KNOWLEDGE THAT HAS BEEN OR CAN BE GAINED FROM THEM.
Abstract: OVERALL EVALUATION RESULTS COLLECTED AS PART OF THE BACKGROUND RESEARCH AND SITE VISITS ARE CRITICALLY REVIEWED. DISCUSSION FOCUSES ON THE BROAD DIFFICULTIES OF INTERPRETING AND DRAWING CONCLUSIONS FROM THE ISP RESULTS. DETAILED DISCUSSION OF THE DEFINITIONS AND MEASURES APPROPRIATE IN ISP EVALUATION IS ALSO INCLUDED. THE VARIOUS PROBATION PROJECT ASSUMPTIONS LEADING TO AN INCREASE IN THE INTENSITY OF PROBATION SUPERVISION ARE COVERED. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ISP PROGRAMS AS MEASURED BY RECIDIVISM IS EVALUATED FROM A COST EFFECTIVENESS PERSPECTIVE. FOR THE OTHER SIX SECTIONS OF THIS PROJECT, SEE NCJ-40511, 40512, AND 40514-40517....MSP
Index Term(s): Caseloads; Cost effectiveness analysis; Evaluative research; National Evaluation Program; Probation; Program evaluation; Supervision
Note: NATIONAL EVALUATION PROGRAM
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