Most delinquent youth are weak in the area of social skills, life skills, problem-solving, and conflict resolution. It is common knowledge that almost all youth who are confined return to their community—and most often to their home—upon release. Predictions and program evaluation. Beck, Aaron. According to Messing and Thallerthis is the most important aspect of the efficacy measures.
And, more comprehensive assessments should be a routine part of all longer-term youth confinement facilities as well as any adult institution that hold youth. Meichenbaum, Donald.
Mittelman, and J. General violence risk assessments, which include all kinds of violence, are conducted in some settings and thus not IPV assessments specifically. In confinement facilities, assessment is usually done with a combination of face-to-face interviewing, testing, and behavior observations.
In the long run, investing in youth who in the adult correctional system can save money; effective rehabilitative treatment correlates with lower recidivism rates. One article showed that the recommended protective actions mediated the relationship between the risk assessments and repeat IPV and concluded that the risk assessment had prevented repeat victimization Belfrage et al.
More often they collaborate with juvenile probation officers or state caseworkers in matters relating to the service plan, court hearings, and placement planning. Champaign, IL: Research Press.
Howe, and Howard Kirschenbaum. The treatment planning process should begin with reentry in mind and should represent an approach to service delivery that ensures that delinquent youth with multiple and complex problems receive the services that they need in an appropriate and timely manner.
The aftercare worker actively links the youth and family with necessary community resources after release. New York: General Learning Press. National Institute of Corrections.
Overall, the predictive validity ranged from low not predictive at all to moderate, the median AUC effect size is small. Service planning should integrate evidence-based and culturally sensitive programming in the treatment and supervision of youth.
Regina: University of Regina Cattaneo LB, Chapman AR Risk assessment with victims of intimate partner violence investigating the gap between research and practice. Eleven studies were included in the review Belfrage and Strand ; Belfrage et al. Most delinquent youth are weak in the area of social skills, life skills, problem-solving, and conflict resolution.
Planning, care, and treatment of youth in confinement requires an understanding of adolescent developmental psychology, cognitive and behavioral psychology, the environmental and social shaping of delinquent behavior, risk assessment, psychosocial assessment, the legal needs of the justice system, and the safety of victims and society.