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Mathematics of Risk Classification: Changing Data into Valid Instruments for Juvenile Courts
(NCJ 209158) July 2005
Report, 44 page(s)
Gottfredson, D. M., Snyder, H. N.
Presents information to help juvenile courts develop practical risk-screening instruments for use in classifying youth as an aid in program assignment. The Report compares the validities of several statistical methods for classifying risk and offers recommendations for selecting classification procedures. Available online only.
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