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2013
Document 027236
Measuring Success: A Guide to Becoming an Evidence-Based Practice
By Fratello, Jennifer; Kapur, Tarika Daftary; Chasan, Alice. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (Chicago, IL). Vera Institute of Justice. Center on Youth Justice (New York, NY).
This is a great introduction to the process by which an organization can evaluate whether a program is evidence-based is explained. “Although this guide grows out of and is targeted to juvenile justice practitioners, it is generally applicable to programs in other social service fields as well. It also bears noting that the steps described here are neither simple nor easy. Nevertheless, they are worth undertaking—even if a program does not complete the entire process, any progress along the way ... Read More
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2011
Document 024854
Capital Change: A Process Evaluation of Washington, DC’s Secure Juvenile Placement Reform
By Daly, Reagan; Kapur, Tarika; Elliott, Margaret. Vera Institute of Justice. Center on Youth Justice (Washington, DC).
Results from a year-long process evaluation of the District of Columbia’s Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) are presented. The DYRS resulted from “a comprehensive reform of the District’s responses to youth in secure placement (equivalent to prison in the adult context) (p. iii). Sections following an executive summary are: introduction; background—events leading to juvenile justice reform in DC; methodology; findings regarding DYRS’s strategy for reform, components of the refor... Read More
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