Implementing School Based Youth Courts in a Rural Context The Impact on Students Perceptions of School Climate, Individual Functioning, and Interpersonal Relationships.
Enhancing the Effectiveness of Juvenile Drug Courts by Integrating Evidence-Based Practices
Final Report of the Cross-Site Evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court (JDTC) Guidelines and Data Elements Specifications
Examining the Effects of Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines Reexamination Synthesis and Translation Protocol
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Self-Assessment Scoring Manual and Validated Instrument
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Self-Assessment Validation Report
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court (JDTC) Guidelines: Validation Study of Court Self-Assessment (CSA)
Redefining Trauma-Informed Assessments for Teen Dating Violence: An Introduction to the VIP Study
Mandates for risk assessment protocols to be trauma-informed are now common across juvenile justice and school settings. However, there is little direction on how to best translate this mandate into evidence-based screening and assessment tools. This presentation will describe the theoretical model underpinning the Vulnerability, Impairment, and Promotive factors (VIP) Study, which seeks to offer an alternative to existing risk assessment approaches in vulnerable adolescents.
Increasing Rigorous Evaluation of Interventions to Reduce Gender-based Violence Victimization
The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) and its re-authorizations mandated several research efforts that stimulated a dramatic enhancement to violence against women research supported by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). This legislation has supported federal, state, local, and private partners in implementing policies and programs and conducting research directly related to gender-based violence. However, questions remain about the effectiveness of those mandates. This brown bag will discuss the gaps and challenges to evaluating gender-based violence interventions.