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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 LibraryOL13633946M
    OCLC/WorldCa56070388

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

Two studies were employed to evaluate the effectiveness of the G.R.E.A.T. program: a 1-year cross-sectional study and a 5-year longitudinal, quasi-experimental study.

An evaluation survey was presented to participants when they were in 7th grade and re-administered annually through 11th Evaluating G.R.E.A.T.

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If, after reading this book, you don't think Marcello played a part in this crime. 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. Louis was awarded a grant from the National Institute of Justice to determine what effect, if any, the G.R.E.A.T.

(Gang Resistance Education and Training) program had on students. G.R.E.A.T., which is a lesson general prevention. 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, ).

Summary View help for Summary. This study sought to evaluate the effectiveness of the Gang Resistance Education And Training (GREAT) program by surveying five different groups: students in a cross-sectional design (Part 1), law enforcement officers (Part 2), educators (Part 3), parents (Part 4), and students in a longitudinal design (Part 5).

In a national evaluation of G.R.E.A.T., the program was found to be associated with declines in student-reported victimization and risk seeking and increases in the negative perception of.

By staying focused on G-R-E-A-T principles, an organization can be more effective in the pursuit of its mission. 1 - The website of Independent Sector contains an excellent compilation of various standards and practices that organizations, national and state, have compiled.

Evaluation: G.R.E.A.T. is a primary duty assignment. Each agency will receive an evaluation of officer performance at the conclusion of the training. Recent program evaluation. From toa multi-site program evaluation was conducted. Approximately 4, students attending 31 schools in seven cities compromised the initial sample.

Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice: With Selected Readings is a unique resource for understanding the multifaceted subject of research methods in the field of criminology and criminal justice, amply illustrated by carefully selected and edited research articles from the leading journals in the of these articles features an introduction, written to draw the.

Evaluation is a process that critically examines a program. It involves collecting and analyzing information about a program’s activities, characteristics, and outcomes.

Its purpose is to make judgments about a program, to improve its effectiveness, and/or to inform programming decisions (Patton, ).

Should I evaluate my program. Evaluation and Evolution of the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program. Journal of School Violence 10(1): Finn-Aage Esbensen, Kristy N. Matsuda, Terrance J.

Taylor, and Dana Peterson. Multimethod Strategy for Assessing Program Fidelity: The National Evaluation of the Revised G.R.E.A.T. Program. Evaluation Review. The outlook is G.R.E.A.T.: What educators say about school-based prevention and gang resistance education and training (G.R.E.A.T.) program Evaluation Review Google Scholar | Cited by: Plot Evaluation: Overall I think the filmmaker did a great job of converting The Giver book to the did make some changes to make it a better movie and to make it a movie that people would really want to of the changes made include jobs, a Relationship between Jonas and Fiona and an advance in technology.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The next phase of evidence-based policing requires both scholars and practitioners to move from lists of specific studies about “what works” to using that information strategically.

This requires developing generalizations or principles on the nature of effective police strategies and translating the field of police evaluation research into digestible forms that can be used to alter police Cited by:   G.R.E.A.T.

stands for Give, Review, Evaluate, Assess and Think G- Give thought to the problem R - Review your options/choices E- Evaluate the consequences A- Assess and choose the best one T- Think it over afterward To be greatER, add Evaluate aga.

This article examines the public policy benefits of gang research. In particular, the author highlights the benefits of longitudinal research on gang members in several cities and multi-city tracking of gang problems nationwide.

Remarkably, the accumulated research led directly to expanded federally sponsored gang research, program development and program evaluations—a clear-cut case in Author: James C. Howell.