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Local Validation of SPEP Ratings of Juvenile Justice Program Effectiveness
(NCJ 250719) April 2017
Grant, 35 page(s)
Akiva Liberman, Jeanette Hussemann
The Urban Institute evaluated the Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative to understand whether it improved the quality and effectiveness of juvenile justice programming. The evaluation also aimed to locally validate the relationship between SPEPô ratings and reduced recidivism.