Growing Against Gangs and Violence: Findings From a Process and Outcome Evaluation

@article{Densley2017GrowingAG,
  title={Growing Against Gangs and Violence: Findings From a Process and Outcome Evaluation},
  author={James Andrew Densley and Joanna Ruth Adler and Lijun Zhu and Mackenzie Erica Lambine},
  journal={Psychology of Violence},
  year={2017},
  volume={7},
  pages={242–252}
}
Objective: The present study assesses program efficacy of Growing Against Gangs and Violence (GAGV), a primary prevention partnership with the U.K. Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), delivered in London schools with the aim of reducing gang involvement, delinquency, and violent offending and improving young people’s confidence in police. GAGV is partially derived from an American program, Gangs Resistance Education and Training (GREAT). Method: A qualitative process evaluation and randomized… CONTINUE READING

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