TITLE

JUVENILE JUSTICE: DOJ Is Enhancing Information on Effective Programs, but Could Better Assess the Utility of This Information

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/17/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the effectiveness of the programs by the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). The study addresses the types of reentry and substance abuse programs, OJJDP information dissemination efforts and its plans to accomplish research and evaluation goals. GAO suggests the development of cost-effective feedback solicitation program.
ACCESSION #
47506173

 

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