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Supporting the Successful Implementation of the National Crime Prevention Strategy

  • 25 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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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.

 

A Snapshot of After-School Program - Research Literature

  • 15 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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A Snapshot of After-School Program - Research Literature

A wide range of after-school programs have become available to students in grades K-12 over the past 15 years. Programs are generally grouped within those meeting needs related to academic performance (such as improved school attendance, grades, and achievement scores), social/emotional development, and prevention/behavioral outcomes.

Effectiveness of Programs Designed to Improve Self-Control

  • 15 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Effectiveness of Programs Designed to Improve Self-Control

Gottfredson and Hirschi’s general theory of crime has generated significant controversy and research, such that there now exists a large knowledge base regarding the importance of self-control in regulating antisocial behavior over the life course. Reviews of this literature indicate that self-control is an important correlate of antisocial activity.

A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety

  • 15 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety

Policy-makers are considering large-scale programs aimed at selfcontrol to improve citizens’ health and wealth and reduce crime. Experimental and economic studies suggest such programs could reap benefits.

Tratamiento comunitario de las adicciones y de las consecuencias de la exclusión grave: Manual de Trabajo para el Operador

  • 15 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Tratamiento comunitario de las adicciones y de las consecuencias de la exclusión grave: Manual de Trabajo para el Operador

En este documento se presentará una descripción de procesos, prácticas e instrumentos que la experiencia ha demonstrado ser utiles y eficaces en la práctica del tratamiento
comunitario.

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