Strategies

Policies and programs that work

5 Strategies
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Court mandated programs for perpetrators of intimate partner violence

Expand court-referred intimate partner violence offenders’ understanding of abuse, teach alternative reactions, and work to change gender role attitudes; also called batterer intervention programs (BIPs)
Evidence Rating:
Mixed Evidence
  • Community Safety

Household lead control education interventions

Inform parents about lead exposure pathways and cleaning and hygiene techniques and undertake minor repairs or specialized cleaning
Evidence Rating:
Evidence of Ineffectiveness
  • Housing and Transit

Juvenile curfews

Restrict youth under a certain age from being in public places during certain hours, usually at night
Evidence Rating:
Evidence of Ineffectiveness
  • Community Safety

Scared Straight

Organize tours of prison facilities for juvenile delinquents or youth at risk of delinquency and allow them to observe prison life and attend inmates’ presentations; also called juvenile awareness programs
Evidence Rating:
Evidence of Ineffectiveness
  • Community Safety

Youth in adult justice system

Transfer arrested youth from the juvenile justice system to the adult criminal justice system
Evidence Rating:
Evidence of Ineffectiveness
  • Community Safety