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An Assessment of the Detention Diversion Advocacy Project

This evaluation consists of a comparison between a random sample of cases referred to DDAP between June, 1993 and December, 1994 (n=271) and a control group of youths placed in detention who were not referred to DDAP (n=271). The follow-up period was approximately three years. The independent variables used for this comparison include the following: age of referral, race, gender, risk scores, recidivism, previous referrals, the nature of previous

referrals, previous placements, subsequent referrals, subsequent violent offenses, subsequent placements, and subsequent sustained petitions. 

An Assessment of the Detention Diversion Advocacy Project

Keywords: best practices, DDAP, Detention Diversion Advocacy Program, dispositional options, evaluation, Randall Shelden, rehabilitation

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