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Delinquency prevention

What Works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs: A Compendium of Evidence-Based Options for Preventing New and Persistent Criminal Behavior

This report identifies and describes interventions that are effective in reducing recidivism and preventing crime.

Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System [Webinar]

This webinar covers significant recommendations for reducing recidivism and improving other outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system.

Think Before You Act: A New Approach to Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout

This paper offers an innovative way to reduce the incarceration of juveniles which showed a reduction in arrests for violent crime.

Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This white paper is about what works to promote successful reentry of those youth who are under the supervision of a juvenile justice system.

A Sourcebook of Delinquency Interventions

This guide explains interventions effective at reducing juvenile delinquency.

Development Sequences of Girls’ Delinquent Behavior

[R]esearchers from two long-term longitudinal studies of delinquency collaborated to establish common delinquency measures, conduct analyses, and integrate findings on developmental patterns of girls’ offending from childhood through adolescence.

Mentoring Interventions to Affect Juvenile Delinquency and Associated Problems

A review of mentoring interventions that have been evaluated for their effects on delinquency outcomes for youth and associated outcomes is presented.

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