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Restorative justice conferencing (RJC) using face-to-face meetings of offenders and victims: effects on offender recidivism and victim satisfaction
  • Authors Heather Strang, Lawrence W. Sherman, Evan Mayo-Wilson, Daniel Woods, Barak Ariel
  • Published date 2013-11-04
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 9
  • Issue nr 12
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  • PLS Title Face-to-face Restorative Justice conferences are cost-effective in reducing reoffending and increasing victim satisfaction
  • PLS Description Face-to-face Restorative Justice Conferences (RJCs) between offenders and victims have a modest but highly cost-effective impact on reoffending. Victim's satisfaction with the handling of their cases is consistently higher among those who attend RJCs, compared to those dealt with solely by standard criminal justice processes, usually the courts.
  • Title Restorative justice conferencing (RJC) using face-to-face meetings of offenders and victims: effects on offender recidivism and victim satisfaction
Post-basic technical and vocational education and training (TVET) interventions to improve employability and employment of TVET graduates in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Janice Tripney, Jorge Garcia Hombrados, Mark Newman, Kimberly Hovish, Chris Brown, Katarzyna T. Steinka-Fry, Eric Wilkey
  • Published date 2013-09-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Education, International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 9
  • Issue nr 9
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  • PLS Title Technical and vocational education and training for young people has a small positive effect on employment outcomes.
  • PLS Description Many young people in developing countries work in low quality jobs that have low potential for career development or supporting economic growth. This is particularly problematic for developing countries given the continually significant labour productivity gap between developing and developed regions. With increasing emphasis on work and skills based solutions to economic completion and poverty there is a renewed focus on TVET. This review examines the effectiveness of these TVET interventions on employment and employability outcomes of young people in low- and middle-income countries, and which factors may moderate these effects.
  • Title Post-basic technical and vocational education and training (TVET) interventions to improve employability and employment of TVET graduates in low- and middle-income countries
Relative effectiveness of conditional and unconditional cash transfers for schooling outcomes in developing countries
  • Authors Sarah Baird, Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Berk Ozler, Michael Woolcock
  • Published date 2013-09-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Education, International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 9
  • Issue nr 8
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  • PLS Title Enforcing conditions makes cash transfers more effective in increasing enrolments
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review assesses the effects of conditional and unconditional cash transfer programmes on education outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. The review summarizes findings from 35 studies.
  • Title Relative effectiveness of conditional and unconditional cash transfers for schooling outcomes in developing countries
'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency
  • Authors Anthony Petrosino, John Buehler, Carolyn Turpin-Petrosino
  • Published date 2013-05-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 9
  • Issue nr 5
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  • PLS Title Scared straight programs result in more crime
  • PLS Description Scared straight programs involve organised visits to prison by juvenile delinquents or children at risk of committing crime, also called pre-delinquents. Scared straight and similar programs are promoted as a crime prevention strategy, identifying children at risk of committing crime to discourage them from any future criminal conduct. This review assesses the effect of these programs on criminal behaviours by juvenile delinquents or pre-delinquents.
  • Title 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency
Legitimacy in policing
  • Authors Lorraine Mazerolle, Sarah Bennett, Jacqueline Davis, Elise Sargeant, Matthew Manning
  • Published date 2013-01-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 9
  • Issue nr 1
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  • PLS Title Interventions to enhance police legitimacy increase public satisfaction with and confidence in the police, and reduce reoffending
  • PLS Description Effective policing requires voluntary public cooperation. Citizens are more likely to cooperate when they view the police as legitimate. This review assesses the direct and indirect benefits of interventions that use procedurally just dialogueto enhance police legitimacy.
  • Title Legitimacy in policing
Workplace-based disability management programs for promoting return-to-work
  • Authors Ulrik Gensby, Thomas Lund, Krystyna Kowalski, Madina Saidj, Anne-Marie Klint Jorgensen, Trine Filges, Emma Irvin, Benjamin C. Amick III, Merete Labriola
  • Published date 2012-11-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 8
  • Issue nr 17
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  • PLS Title Little conclusive evidence about the effectiveness of workplace disability management programs in promoting return to work
  • PLS Description The share of the working-age population relying on disability and sickness benefits has tended to increase in OECD countries, resulting in negative impacts for the individuals concerned, their families, their employer and society more generally. Workplace disability management (WPDM) is a comprehensive and cohesive employer based approach to managing complex needs of people with a work disability within a given work environment. This review assesses the effectiveness of workplace disability management programs in promoting return to work. It focuses on successful job maintenance and return to work (RTW).
  • Title Workplace-based disability management programs for promoting return-to-work
The effectiveness of incarceration-based drug treatment on criminal behavior
  • Authors Ojmarrh Mitchell, Doris MacKenzie, David Wilson
  • Published date 2012-11-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Protocol Review User abstract Plain language summary
  • Volume 8
  • Issue nr 11
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  • PLS Title Incarceration-based drug treatment programs have modest effects on criminal behaviour
  • PLS Description Many, if not most, incarcerated criminals are drug-dependent. In the absence of effective substance abuse treatment, a high proportion of these drug-dependent criminals will return to crime once released. Incarceration-based drug treatment programs allow correctional facilities to use force to encourage abusers to engage in treatment -- many of who otherwise would not do so -- as well as limit the availability of drugs with sufficient time available to focus on treatment and introspection.This review examines the effectiveness of incarceration-based drug treatment programs in reducing post-release recidivism and drug use.
  • Title The effectiveness of incarceration-based drug treatment on criminal behavior
Group-based parent training programmes for improving parental psychosocial health
  • Authors Jane Barlow, Nadja Smailagic, Nick Huband, Verena Roloff, Cathy Bennett
  • Published date 2012-09-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Review Plain language summary Previous version
  • Volume 8
  • Issue nr 15
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  • PLS Title Group-based parent training programmes improve the short-term psychosocial wellbeing of parents but impact is not sustained
  • PLS Description This review examines the impact of group-based parenting programmes on aspects of parental psychosocial health such as anxiety, depression, guilt and confidence.
  • Title Group-based parent training programmes for improving parental psychosocial health
Interventions to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting in African countries
  • Authors Rigmor C. Berg, Eva Denison
  • Published date 2012-06-28
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development, Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 8
  • Issue nr 9
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  • PLS Title Interventions to reduce female genital mutilation/cutting affect attitudes, not practices
  • PLS Description FGM/C interventions aim to reduce the occurrence of FGM/C among practicing communities. This review examines the empirical research on the effectiveness of FGM/C interventions. The review also examines the contextual factors that may help explain the effectiveness, or lack thereof, of such interventions.
  • Title Interventions to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting in African countries
The effects of hot spots policing on crime
  • Authors Anthony Braga, Andrew Papachristos, David Hureau
  • Published date 2012-06-27
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Protocol Review Plain language summary Previous version
  • Volume 8
  • Issue nr 8
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  • PLS Title Hot spots policing is effective in reducing crime
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review examines the effects of focusing police crime prevention efforts on crime hot's spot's, and whether focused police actions at specific locations result in crime displacement (i.e. crime moving around the corner) or diffusion (i.e. crime reduction in surrounding areas) of crime control benefits. The review includes 19 studies covering 25 cases. Seventeen of the studies were conducted in the USA.
  • Title The effects of hot spots policing on crime
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