The Teen Court and programs enroll roughly the same types of youth charge severity, risk level, etc. While the administrative database did not provide any information on youth who refused an offer to participate in the Teen Court or programs, feedback from DPOs suggest that refusal to take part in these diversion programs is rare.
Fourth, study results depend heavily on the quality of the data abstracted. A review of systematic reviews.
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Administrative data were abstracted from Probation records for all youth who participated in these programs between January 1, and June 20,
From the list of WIC cases, one member of the research team, in collaboration with a supervising DPO, used eight electronic database systems to abstract additional variables for all minors who signed either a Teen Court or contract during the study time period. Attributional Stereotypes as Mediating Mechanisms.