Seven-year life outcomes of adolescent offenders in Los Angeles.

  title={Seven-year life outcomes of adolescent offenders in Los Angeles.},
  author={Rajeev Ramchand and Andrew R. Morral and Kirsten Becker},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={99 5},
OBJECTIVES We examined important life outcomes for adolescent offenders to describe how they were faring in young adulthood. METHODS We assessed 449 adolescent offenders (aged 13-17 years) in Los Angeles, CA, whose cases had been adjudicated by the Los Angeles Superior Court and who had been referred to group homes between February 1999 and May 2000. We used the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs to interview respondents at baseline and at 3, 6, 12, 72, and 87 months after baseline. A total… CONTINUE READING
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