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Mentoring Best Practices Research: Effectiveness of Juvenile Mentoring Programs on Recidivism
(NCJ 251378) November 2017
Grant, 135 page(s)
Stephanie A. Duriez, Carrie Sullivan, Christopher J. Sullivan, Sarah M. Manchak, Edward J. Latessa
 
This report presents findings from a project in which researchers examined six mentoring programs in Ohio to better understand their impact on recidivism. Youth on parole and probation who received mentoring services were matched with similar youth who did not receive mentoring services. While some reductions in recidivism were found, the differences were not statistically significant.
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