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The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s)

  • 25 November 2016
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The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Model Programs Guide (MPG) contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs. It is a resource for practitioners and communities about what works, what is promising, and what does not work in juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and child protection and safety.

Evidence Base

  • 25 November 2016
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This tool, developed by the Public Health Institute at Liverpool John Moores University in collaboration with WHO and the CDC, provides access to abstracts from published studies that have measured the effectiveness of interventions to prevent violence over the world. To be included in the database, studies must have measured the impact of interventions directly on violence. Studies have been selected through a systematic review of published academic literature and the full inclusion criteria. 

Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development

  • 25 November 2016
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Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development provides a registry of evidence-based positive youth development programs designed to promote the health and well-being of children and teens. The database, run by the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado at Boulder, reviewed more than 1,400 programs and designated 5% as model and promising, following a strict selection process. 

Crime Solutions

  • 25 November 2016
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Crime Solutions is a central resource of justice-related programs and practices with evidence of effectiveness, run by the US National Institute of Justice.  Their purpose is to assist in decision-making and program implementation by gathering information on specific justice-related programs and practices and reviewing the existing evaluation and meta-analysis research against standardized criteria.

Supporting the Successful Implementation of the National Crime Prevention Strategy

  • 25 November 2016
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Supporting the Successful Implementation of the National Crime Prevention Strategy

The National Crime Prevention Strategy - NCPS is based on the premise that well-designed interventions can have a positive influence on behaviours; crimes can be reduced or prevented by addressing risk factors that can lead to offending. Successful interventions have been shown to reduce not only victimization, but also the social and economic costs that result from criminal activities and the costs related to processing cases in the criminal justice system.

 

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