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Behavioural and cognitive behavioural training interventions for assisting foster carers in the management of difficult behaviour

Turner, W., Macdonald, G. M. and Dennis, J. A. Behavioural training Behavioural and cognitive behavioural training interventions for assisting foster carers in the management of difficult behaviour- no strong evidence yet.Providing training for foster car ...

Dropout prevention and intervention programs: effects on school completion and dropout among school-aged children and youth

Wilson, S. J. et al. SCHOOL, TEENAGE PREGNANCY, YOUNG PEOPLE, EDUCATION Dropping out of high school is associated with numerous detrimental consequences, including low wages, unemployment, incarceration, and poverty. There are a large number of school and ...

Cognitive-Behavioral treatment for antisocial behavior in youth in residential treatment

Armelius, B. and Andreassen, H. BEHAVIOUR, BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE, CRIME, YOUNG PEOPLE Results of twelve studies, five RCTs and seven non-RCTs including a control group, conducted in the USA, Canada and Great Britain suggest that Cognitive Behavioral Treatmen ...

Serious (violent and chronic) juvenile offenders: A systematic review of treatment effectiveness in secure corrections

Garrido, V. and Morales, L.A. Juvenile delinquency Juveniles responsible for violent offenses are at high risk of becoming chronic offenders, committing many types of offenses. A challenge in the treatment of the these violent or chronic delinquents is th ...

Treatment Foster Care for improving outcomes in children and young people

MacDonald, G.M. and Turner, W. Impact of TFC on psychosocial and behavioural outcomes Treatment foster care (TFC) is a foster family-based intervention that aims to provide young people (and, where appropriate, their families) with a tailored programme de ...

Personal assistance for older adults (65+) without dementia

Montgomery, P., Mayo-Wilson, E. and Dennis, J. Effectiveness of personal assistance for older adults with impairments There is a high prevalence of impairments among people 65+, and the elderly population is increasing in the West. Many countries offer pe ...

The effects of school-based social information processing interventions on aggressive behavior: Part II: Selected/indicated pull-out programs

Wilson, S.J. and Lipsey, M.W. Prevention of aggressive or violent behaviour While the primary role of schools is to provide academic instruction, they are also one of the primary institutions through which we socialize our children. One aspect of this soc ...

Cognitive-behavioural interventions for preventing youth gang involvement for children and young people (7-16)

Fisher, H., Montgomery, P. and Gardner, F. ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR, BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE, CRIME, CRIME PREVENTION, YOUNG PEOPLE Many studies document a robust and consistent relationship between gang membership and elevated delinquency, with gang members dispr ...

Opportunities provision for preventing youth gang involvement for children and young people (7-16)

Fisher, H., Montgomery, P. and Gardner, F. Delinquency and crime Research has shown that youth who join gangs are more likely to be involved in delinquency and crime, particularly serious and violent offences, compared to non-gang youth and non-gang delin ...

Effects of early family/parent training programs on antisocial behavior and delinquency

Piquero, A.R. et al. ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR, BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE, YOUNG PEOPLE Based on evidence that early antisocial behavior is a key risk factor for continued delinquency and crime throughout the life course, early family/parent training, among its many ...

Personal assistance for adults (19-64) with physical impairments

Mayo-Wilson, E., Dennis, J. and Montgomery, P. Effectiveness of personal assistance for adults with physical impairments There is a high incidence of impairments among working age adults. Many countries offer personal assistance in the form of individuali ...

Effects of second responder programs on repeat incidents of family abuse

Davis, R. C., Weisburd, D. and Taylor, B. CRIME PREVENTION, FAMILY, OFFENDER, VIOLENCE Second responder programs are based on the premises that family violence often recurs and that victims are likely to be especially receptive to crime prevention opportu ...

The effects of problem-oriented policing on crime and disorder

Weisburd, D., Telep, C.W., Hnkle, J.C. and Eck, J.E. Effects of problem-oriented policing on crime and disorder Problem-oriented Policing (POP) was first introduced by Herman Goldstein in 1979. The approach was one of a series of responses to a crisis in ...

Personal assistance for children and adolescents (0-18) with both physical and intellectual impairments

Mayo-Wilson, E., Montgomery, P. and Dennis, J. Effectiveness of personal assistance for children and adolescents with both physical and intellectual impairments There is a high and increasing prevalence of impairments among children and adolescents in the ...

Personal assistance for children and adolescents (0-18) with intellectual impairments

Mayo-Wilson, E., Montgomery, P. and Dennis, J. Effectiveness of personal assistance for children and adolescents with intellectual impairments There is a high and increasing prevalence of intellectual impairments among children and adolescents in the West ...

Personal assistance for children and adolescents (0-18) with physical impairments

Mayo-Wilson, E., Montgomery, P. and Dennis, J. Effectiveness of personal assistance for children and adolescents with physical impairments There is a high and increasing prevalence of impairments among children and adolescents in the West. Many countries ...

Effects of closed circuit television surveillance on crime

Welsh, B.C. and Farrington, D.P. CRIME, CRIME PREVENTION, PROPERTY CRIME Closed circuit television (CCTV) surveillance cameras serve many functions and are used in both public and private settings. The prevention of personal and property crime is among th ...

The effectiveness of neighborhood watch

Bennett, T., Holloway, K. and Farrington, D. Effectiveness of neighborhood watch in reducing crime Neighborhood watch (also known as block watch, apartment watch, home watch and community watch) grew out of a movement in the US during the late 1960s that ...

Personal assistance for adults (19-64) with both physical and intellectual impairments

Mayo-Wilson, E., Dennis, J. and Montgomery, P. Assistance for adults with physical and intellectual impairments There is a high incidence of impairments among working age adults, and their prevalence is increasing in the West. Many countries offer persona ...

Use of DNA testing in police investigative work for increasing offender identification, arrest, conviction, and case clearance

Wilson, D., Weisburd, D. and McClure, D. DNA testing The use of DNA testing as part of police investigative work has increased substantially since its emergence in the 1980s. The objective of this review has been to synthesize the existing evidence on the ...