Table 3: IAP Eligibility and Selection

 IAP Site
Eligibility Criteria Colorado Nevada Virginia
Legal status Committed Committed Committed
County of residence Denver, Arapahoe, Jefferson Clark (Las Vegas) City of Norfolk
Facility placement Lookout Mountain Caliente Beaumont
Hanover (since 3/97)
Risk of reoffending High risk High risk High risk
Gender Males Males Males
Age 12-18 12-18 13-18 (16-18 prior to 3/97)
Excluded offenses None Sex offenders Murder, rape, arson (with determinant commitment to age 21)
Excluded conditions Severe mental health problems; developmental disabilities. Severe mental health or medical problems. Pending charges or sentence in adult court; potential rescinded commitment; severe mental health or substance abuse problems; prior IAP.
Location and timing of selection At separate diagnostic facility; after completion of 30-day assessment and classification process and facility placement decision. While in local detention; prior to assessment and classification process. (IAP selection determines facility placement.) At separate diagnostic facility; after 60-day assessment/classification process and facility placement decision.
Number of youth, randomized to 11/30/98      
   IAP 82 104 76
   Control 68 108 45
   Total 150 212 121

Source: Weibush, McNulty, and Le, 1998.

Reintegration, Supervised Release, and Intensive Aftercare Juvenile Justice Bulletin   ·  July 1999