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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

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Mental Health

Mental health problems can disrupt daily life at home, at school or in the community. Without help, mental health problems can lead to school failure, alcohol or other drug abuse, family discord, violence or even suicide. Retrieved from Child Mental Health.

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Detained Youth Processed in Juvenile and Adult Court: Psychiatric Disorders and Mental Health Needs, OJJDP, September 2015
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Assessing the Mental Health Status of Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings, OJJDP, August 2004
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Mental Health Issues and Juvenile Justice Videoconference, OJJDP-Sponsored, April 2001
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 1 (Mental Health Issue), OJJDP, April 2000
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Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse Problems Among Juveniles, OJJDP, July 1998
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