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Program Goals/Target Population Reconnecting Youth is a school-based prevention program that targets underachieving students at risk of dropping out. The three primary program goals are to: increase school performance (reflected by decreases in truancy and increases in grade point averages [GPA]) decrease drug involvement improve mood management (reflected by decreases in depression, anger, ...
Program GoalsSupporting Adolescents with Guidance and Employment (SAGE) is a violence prevention program for African American male adolescents. Created as a response to the growing, disproportionate rate of violence among African American male adolescents, SAGE seeks to decrease violence among this at-risk population through a multifaceted community-based approach.SAGE, which was ...
Program Goals Secured by Design (SBD) is a program that encourages housing developers to design out crime at the planning stage or concept stage. The concepts and standards can also be used to refurbish estates to bring them up to SBD standards. SBD was started by police forces in England to ...
Program GoalsLicense plate recognition (LPR) technology is a vehicle-scanning device deployed by law enforcement to detect wanted vehicles (such as those reported stolen or missing). Originating in the United Kingdom in the 1980s, LPR has been used predominantly to combat auto theft, although it has also been used to detect ...
Program GoalsThe Hot Spots Policing strategy was implemented in Jacksonville, FL, in 2007 as a response to escalating violent crime in the area. The city saw a dramatic increase in violent crime—homicide, in particular—between 2003 and 2008, leading the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) to develop the Hot Spots strategy as ...
Program Goals/Activities The Hartlepool program was designed to tackle burglary problems in two high-burglary areas of Hartlepool, England. It was part of the larger Reducing Burglary Initiative, launched by England’s Home Office in 1998, which identified and provided funding to areas around the country where the burglary rates were at least ...
Program Goals/Program Theory Tribes is an intensive universal prevention strategy administered in elementary classrooms that is designed to reduce aggressive and violent behavior, reduce risk factors for the development of violent behavior later in life, and increase protective factors that enhance resiliency. This universal prevention strategy is based on the idea ...
Program GoalsProject PATHE (Positive Action Through Holistic Education) was a universal, comprehensive, school organizational change program used in secondary schools to reduce school disorder, improve the school environment, reduce delinquency, increase educational and occupational attainment, and enhance students' positive experiences and attitudes about school. The program sought to reduce disorder ...
Program Goals Operation Burglary Countdown is a community-based crime reduction program introduced into two areas of the Perth (Western Australia) metropolitan area in 2003. The program uses an integrated community approach to reduce residential burglary problems in hotspot locations. The program is part of a larger initiative, the Burglar Beware Campaign, ...
Program Goals/Target Population Familias Unidas works to promote positive parenting, involvement, and support. The program aims to increase parental involvement with their child’s peers and school and to improve family bonding and cohesion. It also focuses on building supportive relationships amongst Hispanic immigrant parents, to integrate them into the greater community and reduce feelings ...
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