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Individualized Intervention with Young Multiple Offenders: The California Community Treatment Project, Issues and Perspectives

Individualized Intervention with Young Multiple Offenders: The California Community Treatment Project, Issues and Perspectives

by Ted Palmer


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ISBN-13: 9780815321224
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Series: Current Issues in Criminal Justice Series , #27
Pages: 1120
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.70(d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1California's Community Treatment Project
Part IAn Experiment in Individualized Intervention
Chapter 1Background and Overview3
Chapter 2Organization, Intake, and Assumptions11
Chapter 3Program Elements29
Chapter 4The Youths: Background and I-Level47
Chapter 5Personality Types and Case Illustrations55
Chapter 6Methods of Intervention69
Part IIProgram Effectiveness and Matching
Chapter 7Research Questions and Measures of Impact89
Chapter 8Program Effectiveness for Valley Youths95
Chapter 9Program Effectiveness for San Francisco Youths109
Chapter 10Social Risk, Pre/Post Change, Age, and Costs125
Chapter 11Matching of Worker and Youth159
Part IIIReview, Phase 3, Implications, and Key Factors
Chapter 12Review of Findings197
Chapter 13The Phase 3 Experiment: Adding an Institutional Component213
Chapter 14Program Review and General Implications231
Chapter 15Key Factors in Performance245
Chapter 16Additional Observations Regarding Key Factors275
Part IVThe Feasibility of Community-Based, Individualized Intervention
Chapter 17Social Agency and Parent Organization Factors291
Chapter 18Staff, Unit Functioning, and Supervisory Factors305
Chapter 19Case Processing, Maintenance, and Other Operational Factors323
Chapter 20Review and Discussion of Feasibility353
Volume 2Issues, Theory, and Perspectives
Part IIssues and Developments
Chapter 21Validity of the Research Findings397
Chapter 22Further Validity and Related Issues461
Chapter 23Selected Individualized Programs645
Part IIRationales, Theory, Ethics, and Trends
Chapter 24Intervention--Its Rationales and the Needs-Centered Approach697
Chapter 25Theory, Goals, and Stances toward Intervention733
Chapter 26Content Effects, and Conclusions Regarding Rationales for Intervention777
Chapter 27Selected Trends and a Habilitation/Developmental Framework817
Part IIIPerspectives on Community-Based, Individualized Intervention
Chapter 28Benefits and Underlying Beliefs843
Chapter 29Differing Perspectives on Offenders855
Chapter 30Individualization, Offender Needs, and Related Issues895
Appendix 1Details Regarding the Phase 2 Objectives925
Appendix 2Initial Staffing Guide926
Appendix 3Parole Agreement Used throughout CYA during Phases 1 and 2927
Appendix 4Sacramento Community Center Floor Plan928
Appendix 5Background Characteristics of Youths929
Appendix 6Details Concerning I-Level Theory and Personality Types936
Appendix 7Rare Types of Youths944
Appendix 8Number of Contacts per Month between Agent and Youth during First Year on Parole952
Appendix 9Criteria for Favorable and Unfavorable Discharge, Used throughout the Youth Authority during Phases 1 and 2953
Appendix 10Community Treatment Project Severity-of-Offense Scale955
Appendix 11Comparisons on Background Characteristics of Experimental and Control Valley Males in Phase 1 and 2 Parole and Post-Discharge Follow-ups958
Appendix 12Comparisons between Regular Controls and Directly Paroled Controls on Selected Background Variables962
Appendix 13Performance of Valley Males in Areas of School and Paid Employment963
Appendix 14Monthly Rate of Offending for Favorable Dischargees966
Appendix 15Method for Computing the Number of Arrests per 100 Youths during a Nine-Year Follow-Up969
Appendix 16Rate of Arrest during Each of 11 Years Prior to Youth Authority Commitment, for Valley Boys974
Appendix 17Rate of Arrest for Moderate Plus Severe Offenses during Each of 11 Years Prior to Youth Authority Commitment, for Valley Boys--by Age976
Appendix 18Number of Offenses per 1,000 Months at Risk during Three-Year Precommitment and Three-Year Postcommitment (Parole) Periods, for Valley Males--by Age978
Appendix 19Number and Severity of Prior Arrests among Valley Boys--by Age980
Appendix 20Computation of Youth Authority Career Costs982
Appendix 21Computation of Post-Discharge Costs for Other Correctional and Law Enforcement Experiences, Separate for Experimentals and Controls988
Appendix 22Developments and Issues in Matching during Early Years of CTP990
Appendix 23Selected Questions Used with Candidates for CTP993
Appendix 24Factors Contributing to "Branching Out" by Workers995
Appendix 25Number of Contacts between Matched Agents, Unmatched Agents, and Two Groups of Conflicted and Power-Oriented Youths throughout Youth Authority Career999
Appendix 26Rate of Offending during Parole for Specified Youth Types1001
Appendix 27Rate of Offending during Post-Discharge and during Parole Plus Post-Discharge Periods, for Specified Youth Types1006
Appendix 28Five Groups of Status 1 Youths1009
Appendix 29Comparisons on Background Characteristics of Selected Youth Groupings, for Phase 3 Males in Parole Follow-Up Analysis1012
Appendix 30Number of Arrests per 1,000 Months at Risk during a Four-Year Post-Discharge Follow-Up, for Phase 3 Males1014
Appendix 31Approaches Used to Identify CTP's Key Factors1015
Appendix 32I-Level Diagnosis and Ethnicity Issues1021
Appendix 33Basic Features of Classification for Treatment: An Overview1036
Appendix 34Offense-Centered Justice, Differential Sentencing/Assignment, and Strategy 21041
Appendix 35Relationships between Classification Systems and Intervention-Centered Factors1044
Appendix 36Issues Relating to Privately Operated CTP Programs1046
Appendix 37Factors Responsible for Discrepancies between Suspension Documents and Rapsheets1051
Appendix 38Factors and Weights Used in Computation of Base Expectancy Scores1055
Appendix 39Paroled-Out-of-Area Youths and Non-Interviewed Controls1057
Appendix 40Information Bases for Descriptions and Concepts Relating to Precommitment Years and to Selected Developments among Nonoffenders1062
Appendix 41Technical Details Concerning Three-Level Series, and Predictability of Illegal Behavior1066
Appendix 42The A/R Cycle, Long-Standing Difficulties, and Motivation1071
Appendix 43Skill Deficits and Experiential versus Genetic Factors1083
Appendix 44Factors Bearing on the Crystallization of the Illegal-Behavior Pattern1086
Appendix 45Structural Factors and Their Relationship to Emotional/Dynamic Factors1096
Appendix 46Common Contributors to Recidivism in Selected Types of Offenders1102
Appendix 47Elements Used in Seven Programs that Focused on Various Targets1110
Appendix 48General Guidelines and Specific Information in Intervention Planning1112
Appendix 49Further Discussion and Notes to Chapter 221118

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