Using focus group interviews to examine the use of research evidence by juvenile justice and youth service professionals, the study sought to explain why research is underutilized in determining policy and practice.
Nine juvenile drug courts examined in the United States were found to be ineffective in reducing recidivism.
This research study examines how differences in race, ethnicity and gender affect juvenile court sanctioning and rehabilitative interventions.
The Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI) effectively differentiated between two levels of offender risk/need. Residential facilitates designed to serve youthful offenders.
Probation and parole case managers who receive training and peer coaching show a pattern of reduced recidivism.