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Juveniles


SANDAG supports local law enforcement and human services agencies by evaluating juvenile crime prevention programs.

Current Juveniles Projects


Alternatives to Detention

Provides enhanced community-based and family-supported detention alternatives for low risk youth.

Chula Vista Promise Neighborhoods

Aims to address significant challenges faced by students and families living in high-poverty communities.

CAT+

Helps build skills to prevent pregnancy, HIV, and STDs.

Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act

Identifies programs qualified for JJCPA funds.

Past Juveniles Projects


Breaking Cycles

Prevented at-risk youth from entering the juvenile justice system by holding juvenile offenders accountable through a comprehensive system of graduated sanctions.

Working to Insure and Nurture Girls Success Program Evaluation

Evaluated WINGS program which worked to reduce number of females entering or continuing in the juvenile justice system.

Probation Evaluation, Assessment, and Cost-Effectiveness Study

Assessed service delivery and the cost-benefit of local institutional placement at the Juvenile Ranch Facility and Camp Barrett.

Parenting Time Opportunities for Children

Completed a process and impact evaluation to provide valid and reliable information on program implementation and track outcomes.

YMCA – Parenting, Mentoring, Substance Abuse and Youth Violence Prevention

Evaluated the YMCA's PMSA-YVP program.

Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Project

Enhances the service array for youth who are either involved in the juvenile justice system or at-risk of involvement.

Vista CalGRIP

Utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach of prevention, intervention, and suppression to reduce the likelihood of youth gang activity.

Fostering Youth Independence Mentoring Program

SANDAG provided grant support for a San Diego Youth Services program designed to engage youth in foster care with qualified mentors.

CalGRIP

Helping to address the issue of gangs in the Mid-City and Southeast areas of San Diego.

Pathways of High-Risk Youth

A two-year study that examined factors contributing to youth most entrenched in the juvenile justice system.

Teen Prostitution in the San Diego Region

Conducted a community assessment documenting the scope of the problem of prostituted youth in the San Diego region.

Family Services Enhancement

Evaluated the Phoenix House of San Diego's Family Services Enhancement Program, which provided enhanced services to the families of youth receiving drug treatment.

Lindamood-Bell Literacy Program

Lindamood-Bell pioneered programs to develop the sensory-cognitive processes that underlie reading, spelling, math, visual-motor skills, language comprehension, and critical thinking.

Title V Addressing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Truancy Interventions

Identified factors that contributed to truancy and school discipline problems at three target schools in the San Diego Unified School District.

Truancy Diversion Program

The purpose of the Truancy Diversion Program is to target youth at risk of truancy and intervene to reduce the factors contributing to their absence from school.

San Diego Workforce Partnership Youth Offender Evaluation

An evaluation of San Diego Workforce Partnership’s youthful offender reentry program.

Phoenix House ACCESS

This program provided an evaluation of a young offender reentry program targeting juvenile males returning from Juvenile Ranch Facility to various areas of the county.

Disproportionate Minority Contact

SANDAG conducted an evaluation of San Diego County's juvenile justice system to identify groups who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Outcomes from this evaluation have informed the County's DMC reduction plan.

Title V

Evaluated a program that served youth who had significant need for mental health services and lived in areas of the county with a high prevalance of delinquency.

San Diego Teen Court

SANDAG conducted an evaluation of Teen Court between July 2004 and September 2006.

Reflections Day Treatment Center Program Evaluation

An evaluation of the Reflections Day Treatment Center Program which targets youth and families that include at least one child who is at risk of being removed from the home.

Repeat Offender Prevention Program (ROPP) Evaluation

The Repeat Offender Prevention Program was a four-year pilot project to implement a cost-effective multi-agency, multi-disciplinary program to target youth with risk factors that may lead to delinquency.

Related Resources


Publications

  • 2016 San Diego County Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act Evaluation Report - CJ Bulletin June 2017 [PDF: 744KB]
  • Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Grant Program (MIOCR) – Executive Summary [PDF: 262KB]
  • Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Grant Program (MIOCR) – Final Evaluation Report [PDF: 955KB]
  • Re-Arrest of Probationers in the San Diego Region - CJ Bulletin August 2010 [PDF: 241KB]
  • Seeking Alternatives: Understanding Pathways to Incarceration of High-Risk Juvenile Offenders, Executive Summary - CJ Bulletin February 2015 [PDF: 487KB]
  • Seeking Alternatives: Understanding the Pathways to Incarceration of High-Risk Juvenile Offenders - CJ Bulletin February 2015 [PDF: 1MB]
  • A New Approach to Youth Violence Prevention: San Diego's Youth Violence Prevention Program Final Report [PDF: 346KB]
  • A Project of Hope: Lindamood-Bell Center in a School Project Final Evaluation Report [PDF: 451KB]
  • ACCESS: Assertive Continuing Care Ensuring Sobriety and Success - Final Evaluation Report [PDF: 530KB]
  • Addressing the Gender-Specific Needs of Girls: An Evaluation of San Diego's WINGS Program - Final Report [PDF: 2MB]
  • Diverting Youth and Repairing Harm: An Evaluation of San Diego Teen Court Final Report [PDF: 351KB]
  • Probation Evaluation, Assessment, and Cost-Effectiveness (PEACE) Study, 2008 [PDF: 1MB]
  • Reducing Delinquency Through a Family-Based Approach: Reflections [PDF: 649KB]
  • San Diego County's Juvenile Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC): Identification and Assessment [PDF: 466KB]
  • What Works: San Diego County's Breaking Cycles Program [PDF: 138KB]