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Improving the Effectiveness of Juvenile Justice Programs: A New Perspective on Evidence-Based Practice

Lipsey, M. W., Howell, J. C. & Kelly, M. R.
Center for Juvenile Justice Reform
Georgetown Public Policy Institute
Date Published: 
December, 2010

This paper presents a framework for juvenile justice system reform that is organized around evidence-based treatment programs for juvenile offenders integrated into a comprehensive strategy for deploying those programs in a cost-effective manner that maximizes effects on recidivism.