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Program GoalThe Rochester (N.Y.) Domestic Violence (DV) Court Judicial Monitoring program was designed to provide judicial monitoring by the court, which involved frequent court appearances by the domestic violence offender before a judge. The goal was to ensure compliance with program requirements and other court orders, and deter future violence ...
Program Goals CASASTART (Striving Together to Achieve Rewarding Tomorrows), formerly known as Children at Risk, is a community-based, intensive case management model designed to keep high-risk 11- to 13-year-old youths free of substance abuse and delinquent involvement. Specifically, CASASTART seeks to prevent and reduce drug and alcohol use, promote good school ...
Program GoalsThe U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) funded Gang Reduction Program (GRP) was a targeted multiyear (2003–08) initiative created to reduce crime and violence associated with youth street gangs in a select group of cities across the United States. The initiative formed collaborations involving ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationSecond Responders programs were originally developed in the 1980s to help victims of repeat incidents of family violence (including intimate partner abuse, abuse within families or households, and elder abuse). Second Responders programs follow from the understanding that incidents of family violence are often recurring and that victims ...
Program Goals/Target population The Post-Rape Video Intervention (PRVI) is a two-part video intervention that was developed for use in acute post-rape time frames. The intervention has two goals: (1) to help reduce the distress and anxiety associated with a forensic rape examination, thereby reducing the risk of future emotional problems, ...
Program GoalsChild and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI) is an early intervention and secondary prevention model that aims to reduce traumatic stress reactions and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is delivered to children aged 7–18 years, together with their parent or caregiver, after the child has experienced a potentially traumatic ...
Program Goals The Clarke County Victim Impact Panels (VIPs) is a restorative justice program operated through the courts. The main goal of VIPs is to keep offenders convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) from drinking and driving in the future. VIPs also allow DUI victims to express their personal trauma ...
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 GoalsSafERteens’ main goal is to reduce violent behavior and alcohol use among adolescents admitted to emergency rooms (ERs, hence the capitalized letters in the middle of the program's name). The program also targets attitudes related to violence, specifically drinking and fighting with peers. It is delivered during an adolescent’s ...
Program Goals/Target Population In the early 1990s, the National Institute of Justice sponsored Spousal Assault Replication Program studies in several U.S. cities to explore the effects of policing practices on domestic violence. In the Charlotte, N.C., study, null effects were found for the deterrent effect of arrest on recidivism of domestic ...
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