Lead: A Boot Camp and Intensive Parole Program : The Final Impact Evaluation

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Francisco J. Alarcon
DIANE Publishing, 1997 - 155 pages
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This is the 5th & final evaluation report on LEAD, the California Youth Authority's pilot juvenile boot camp & intensive parole program. Contents: background (research on boot camps, the LEAD program: an overview, previous evaluation findings, current program status & assessment); evaluation design & methods (the experimental design, data on recidivism, ward demographic & program data, bed savings & cost data, other evaluative data); findings (study group comparability, program characteristics, recidivism, bed savings & cost effectiveness; discussion & conclusions; references. Extensive charts & tables.

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Page 99 - J., & Isorena, T. (1994). LEAD: A boot camp and intensive parole program: An implementation and process evaluation of the first year. Sacramento, CA: Department of the Youth Authority. B÷ttcher, J., Isorena, T.,
Page 151 - expression of approval or disapproval, indicating the extent to which a person believes him- or herself competent, successful, significant, and worthy" (Coopersmith, 1981, p. 1). The
Page 81 - showed that there were no statistically significant differences between the two groups. In
Page 101 - McCorkle, RC (1995). Correctional boot camps and change in attitude: Is all this shouting necessary? A research note. Justice Quarterly. 12. 365-375.
Page 108 - the Department of the Youth Authority, recommend that the juvenile be assigned to the LEAD program. The recommendation shall be stated in the court's dispositional order and
Page 11 - because of failure of parenting, inadequate socialization, or adolescent rebellion. A boot camp is a 90- to 120-day crash program in discipline.
Page 99 - J., Isorena, T., & Belnas, M. (1996). LEAD: A boot camp and intensive parole program: An impact evaluation: Second year findings. Sacramento,
Page 11 - Boot camps are based on the rationale that many young offenders have never learned rudimentary discipline and respect for authority,
Page 8 - Wilson in February 1992. The Presley Bill specified program and evaluation parameters, eligibility criteria, and policies regarding participating wards.
Page 8 - the State Assembly Ways and Means Committee (chaired by Assemblyman John Vasconcellos), and the State Youthful Offender Parole Board.

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