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Publication cover Measuring Success: A Guide to Becoming an Evidence-Based Practice
Apr 22, 2013, Jennifer Fratello, Tarika Daftary Kapur, and Alice Chasan
As part of the MacArthur Foundation Models for Change initiative, the Vera Institute of Justice created this guide, which describes the process that assesses whether a program qualifies as evidence…
Publication cover Making Court the Last Resort: A New Focus for Supporting Families in Crisis
Dec 8, 2008, Vera Institute of Justice
Parents who struggle to control chronically misbehaving youth sometimes turn to “status offender” systems for help. Until recently, status offender systems regularly referred these youth…
Publication cover Rehabilitation Versus Incarceration of Juvenile Offenders: Public Preferences in Four Models for Change States
Nov 1, 2007, Alex R. Piquero, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Laurence Steinberg, Temple University
Presents the results of a poll measuring respondents’ willingness to pay for alternative policy proposals for juvenile offenders. Telephone interviews were conducted with a random sample of…
Publication cover Changing the Status Quo for Status Offenders: New York State's Efforts to Support Troubled Teens
Dec 1, 2004, Tina Chiu & Sara Mogulescu
In December 2004, the Vera Institute of Justice released an 'Issue in Brief' discussing the work of child welfare and probation leaders in New York State to reform the PINS (Persons in Need of…
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