CrimeSolutions.gov (Links to an external site.) provides information on evidence-based programs that work and don’t work. Browse through the first 50 â€œeffectiveâ€ delinquency prevention programs. Do these â€œeffectiveâ€ programs share any common characteristics? If so, what are they? Do they address the real causes of delinquency? Explain. Is there any one â€œpromisingâ€ program that should receive increased emphasis and funding? If so, explain why?
Read the assigned material beforehand
- Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach, Chapters 2 and 6