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 volunteer mentoring program for disadvantaged youth, ages 6-18
Randomized controlled trials show sizable decrease in youths’ drug and alcohol use and violent behavior.
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.
An intensive family- and community-based treatment program for youth with severe conduct problems.
Several randomized controlled trials show sizable reductions in youth criminal activity; others do not.
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.