Reducing juvenile recidivism with cognitive training and a cell phone follow-up: an evaluation of the realvictory program.

@article{Burraston2012ReducingJR,
  title={Reducing juvenile recidivism with cognitive training and a cell phone follow-up: an evaluation of the realvictory program.},
  author={Bert O Burraston and David J. Cherrington and Stephen J. Bahr},
  journal={International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology},
  year={2012},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={
          61-80
        }
}
The purpose of this research was to evaluate the effects of a cognitive training and cell phone intervention on the recidivism of 70 juvenile offenders. Median days to rearrest were 106 for the control group, 191 for the class-only group, and 278 for the class plus cell phone group. Using rearrest as the survival criterion, the survival ratios of the class-only and class plus cell phone groups were 2.64 and 2.94 times longer than the control group, respectively. After controlling for gender… CONTINUE READING

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