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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.

Delinquency Prevention

Family & Parenting

Delinquency prevention efforts seek to redirect youth who are considered at-risk for delinquency or who have committed a delinquent offense from deeper involvement in the juvenile justice system. These efforts are reinforced through family and parenting programs which engage the family unit (improving family relationships, functioning and parenting skills).



OJP Publications

Parent and Family Involvement with Youth in the Tribal Juvenile Justice System: Perspectives from OJJDP's Tribal Green Reentry Initiative, OJJDP-Sponsored, November 2014

Effects of Early Family/Parent Training Programs on Antisocial Behavior & Delinquency, NIJ-Sponsored, 2008
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 3 (Parenting Issue), OJJDP, December 2000

Nurturing Parenting Programs, OJJDP, November 2000

Family Strengthening for High-Risk Youth, OJJDP, March 1994

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