Mentorship: A Missing Piece to Manage Juvenile Intensive Supervision Programs and Youth Gangs?

  title={Mentorship: A Missing Piece to Manage Juvenile Intensive Supervision Programs and Youth Gangs?},
  author={Michael Weinrath and Gavin Donatelli and Melanie Janelle Murchison},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice},
  pages={291 - 321}
Abstract:La surveillance intensive pendant la période de liberté conditionnelle s’est montrée inefficace auprès des jeunes. Dans cet article, nous argumentons que le mentorat, une intervention qui gagne de plus en plus d’appui empirique dans la littérature, est un élément manquant du traitement. Nous testons cette proposition avec les résultats du programme Spotlight Serious Offender Services Unit, un programme de surveillance intensive canadien en milieu urbain qui cible les jeunes à risque… 

Figures and Tables from this paper

Desistance-Focused Treatment and Asset-Based Programming for Juvenile Offender Reintegration: A Review of Research Evidence
Research indicates that juvenile delinquency, if not intervened earlier, could potentially lead to the youth’s future involvement with the criminal justice system as an adult. This study identifies
“It Changed My Life”: Traumatic Loss, Behavioral Health, and Turning Points Among Gang-Involved and Justice-Involved Youth
Findings lend support for a focus on supporting posttraumatic growth and increasing access to trauma-focused treatment, with an emphasis on grief and loss, for those who are both gang- and justice-involved.
Hierarchy, Community, and Attachment: Integrating At-Risk Youth into Martial Arts and Combat Sports Academies
Cultural shifts have eroded the hierarchical structure responsible for vertically transmitting guidance to youth, making the development of secure parent-child attachment relationships challenging.
Reducing Recidivism in Gang Affiliated Offenders: An Interpretative Phenomenological Approach
Reducing Recidivism in Gang Affiliated Offenders: An Interpretative Phenomenological Approach by Cassandra Pacheco MSW, California State University Dominguez Hills, 2013 BS Psychology, California
Literatuuronderzoek naar de effecten van de inzet van ex-gedetineerden als 'ervaringsdeskundigen'
In binnen- en buitenland worden regelmatig voorlichtings- en lesprogramma’s ingezet waarin gebruik wordt gemaakt van ex-gedetineerden om jongeren en scholieren voor te lichten over de gevaren en
Understanding Adverse Effects in Gang-Focused Interventions: A Critical Review
Programs that aim to reduce gang involvement and violence can unintentionally produce adverse outcomes. A recent systematic review identified 41 controlled evaluations of gangfocused interventions,
Under the Hood: Understanding pathways in and out of gang life from the point of view of gang members' experience
............................................................................................................................. iv Acknowledgements


Aboriginal Gangs and Their (Dis)placement: Contextualizing Recruitment, Membership, and Status
Des entrevues avec d’anciens membres de gangs, des policiers et du personnel des services correctionnels laissent croire qu’il y a de nombreux facteurs de risque favorisant l’association des jeunes
Public Protection in Youth Justice? The Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme from the inside
In 2001, the Youth Justice Board of England & Wales introduced the Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme (ISSP). It was quickly hailed as the most robust community-based sanction available
An Exploration of Factors Reducing Recidivism Rates of Formerly Incarcerated Youth with Disabilities Participating in a Re-Entry Intervention
Juvenile offenders are costly to our society in terms of the monetary and social expenditures from the legal system, victims’ person costs, and incarceration. The re-entry and community reintegration
Youth gangs, delinquency and drug use: a test of the selection, facilitation, and enhancement hypotheses.
Preventing the creation and participation in such gangs should reduce the frequency of antisocial behaviour during adolescence, and the effect associated with belonging to a gang was beyond that of simply having delinquent friends.
The Impact of Reentry Services on Juvenile Offenders' Recidivism
Despite recent decline in juvenile crime, the formal processing and incarceration of juveniles has increased. Many incarcerated juveniles return to their communities with serious risk and need areas
Prevention and Intervention Programs for Juvenile Offenders
The most successful programs are those that prevent youth from engaging in delinquent behaviors in the first place, and the challenge is to push these reforms into the mainstream of juvenile justice, says Peter Greenwood.
Mentoring programs to affect delinquency and associated outcomes of youth at risk: A comprehensive meta-analytic review
A meta-analytic review of selective and indicated mentoring interventions for effects for youth at risk on delinquency and key associated outcomes and the first systematic evaluation of intervention implementation features and organization found significant improvements in effects when advocacy and emotional support mentoring processes were emphasized.
Jekielek, Susan; Moore, Kristin A.; Hair, Elizabeth C. Mentoring Programs and Youth Development: A Synthesis. Child Trends, Inc., Washington, DC. Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York, NY.
Is more better? The value and potential of intensive community supervision
Intensive supervision of persistent and serious offenders in the community has experienced a revival of interest in recent years in England and Wales. Some initiatives, such as the Prolific and other