A sexual assault resistance program for first-year female university students
Multi-site randomized controlled trial shows a sizable reduction in the incidence of rape.
A parent training program for recently-separated, single mothers with boys aged 6-10
Randomized controlled trial shows sizable decrease in criminal activity of the boys over nine years.
A program that provides counseling/decision-making skills to inmates with drug problems, to prepare them for re-entry into the community
Randomized controlled trial shows reduction in reincarceration rate, and increase in average time to reincarceration.
A delinquency prevention program for disruptive elementary school boys
Randomized controlled trial shows a sizable increase in high school graduation rates, and decrease in criminal behavior, in early adulthood.
A mentoring and character-development program for first- or second-time juvenile offenders with nonviolent records
Randomized controlled trial shows sizable reduction in re-arrest rates.
A foster care program for severely delinquent youths
Randomized controlled trials show sizable reductions in youths’ criminal activity and (for girls) teen pregnancy.