Cover: What works with juvenile offenders : a synthesis of the literature and experience

What works with juvenile offenders : a synthesis of the literature and experience

by Peter W. Greenwood


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A wide variety of programs have been developed to meet the security and treatment needs of juvenile offenders. This article reviews recent trends in program development, measures of program effectiveness, and characteristics of successful programs.

Originally published in: Federal Probation, v. 58, no. 4, pp. 63-67.

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