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Evaluating G.R.E.A.T.

Finn-Aage Esbensen

Evaluating G.R.E.A.T.

a school-based gang prevention program.

by Finn-Aage Esbensen

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gang prevention -- United States.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEvaluating GREAT., School-based gang prevention program., School based gang prevention program.
    SeriesNIJ research for policy
    ContributionsNational Institute of Justice (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18215559M


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Evaluating G.R.E.A.T. by Finn-Aage Esbensen Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program is a school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curriculum. The program, whose primary objective is prevention, is intended as an immunization against delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership.

EVALUATING G.R.E.A.T. Finn-Aage Esbensen Evaluating G.R.E.A.T.: A School-Based Gang Prevention Program About the Author Finn-Aage Esbensen is the E.

Desmond Lee Professor of Youth Crime and Vio­ lence in the Department of Criminology and Crim­ inal Justice at the Univer­ sity of Missouri–St. Louis. Few rigorous evaluations have been. PROCESS AND OUTCOME EVALUATION OF THE G.R.E.A.T. PROGRAM. Inthe University of Missouri-St.

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Program Goals The Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program is a school-based gang- and violence-prevention program with three primary goals: 1) teach youths to avoid gang membership, 2) prevent violence and criminal activity, and 3) assist youths in developing positive relationships with law enforcement.

Middle School G.R.E.A.T. program. The middle school G.R.E.A.T. program is a week curriculum that is designed for sixth and seventh graders. In the first evaluation of the G.R.E.A.T.

program inresearchers recommended teaching the core curriculum at the entry level of middle school. Results from a Multi-Site Evaluation of the G.R.E.A.T. Program Article (PDF Available) in Justice Quarterly 29(1) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

A five-year longitudinal evaluation found that, while the G.R.E.A.T. program educated young people on the consequences of gang involvement and had modest positive effects on their attitudes toward the police, it failed to reduce youth gang membership or future delinquent behaviour (Esbensen, ).

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