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university"s approach to delinquency prevention the Adolescent Diversion Project, Urbana and Champaign, Illinois : an exemplary project by Richard Ku

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Published by Office of Technology Transfer, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, U.S. Dept. of Justice : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English



  • Illinois,
  • Urbana,
  • Champaign,
  • Urbana.,
  • Champaign.


  • Juvenile delinquency -- Illinois -- Urbana -- Prevention.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Illinois -- Champaign -- Prevention.,
  • Pre-trial intervention -- Illinois -- Urbana.,
  • Pre-trial intervention -- Illinois -- Champaign.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAdolescent Diversion Project, Urbana and Champaign, Illinois.
Statementby Richard Ku, Carol Holliday Blew.
ContributionsBlew, Carol Holliday, joint author., National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice., Abt Associates.
LC ClassificationsHV9106.U7 K8
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4690661M
LC Control Number77602177

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  The book is well written, nicely organized and presents juvenile delinquency research in a clear and concise manner that is accessible to students. I have been using the book since its first edition and continue to be pleased with student learning outcomes and feedback on the book.’ Dusten Hollist, University of Montana, Missoula, USACited by:   His new book is Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency: A Comprehensive Framework (, Sage Publications). *13 Squires Lane Pinehurst NC ‐ E‐mail: [email protected] 3 Director Center for Evaluation Research and Methodology Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies 18th Avenue S. Vanderbilt University Cited by: This article describes a prevention approach designed to produce system improvement by training school-based teams to gather and respond to data to prevent antisocial behavior and delinquency. From to , more than families of juvenile offenders were evaluated and treated in the Memphis State University Delinquency Project. In addition, more than control families (i.e., families of juvenile offenders who received an alternative treatment and families of well-adjusted adolescents) were evaluated during this by:

Delinquency prevention and intervention efforts primarily are comprised of identifying the risk factors that contribute to delinquency, addressing those factors early, and building on protective factors to offset the risks. Although traditional delinquency prevention policies were targeted at school-age youth, more modern delinquency prevention and.   Examines advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice with interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners. Provides a current state of both fields, while also assessing where they have been and defining where they should go . Preventing Youth Violence and Delinquency through a Universal School-Based Prevention Approach Article (PDF Available) in Prevention Science 7(4) . evaluated. The first ever Sourcebook of Delinquency Interventions separated practices into the categories still used today: Evidence-based Practices, Promising Practices, and Practices with Demonstrated Effectiveness. In recent years, the Sourcebook has been updated including this most recent edition. Several interventions.

New attention is brought to situational prevention, partnerships for crime prevention, the politics of prevention strategies, and the tangential topic of organizing dysfunctional neighborhoods. All chapters now include updated summary tables that indicate the state of the evidence as well as key terms, learning objectives, and web references/5(14). Out of the ivory tower: a university's approach to delinquency prevention: the Adolescent Diversion Project, Urbana and Champaign, Illinois: [brochure]. Author: National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. Interdisciplinary in its approach, the text is written for courses within a criminal justice or sociology curriculum. Co-Editor and author, David Mackey begins by emphasizing the importance of crime prevention as it relates to financial and social costs and introduces students to the theoretical models of crime prevention. Taking a psychological orientation, this book examines the causes, prevention, and intervention of juvenile offending from a contemporary developmental perspective. It looks at how the juvenile offender is influenced by multiple systems within the social environment, issues of resilience and human strength, and strategies for prevention, intervention and treatment.