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From Articles to Ratings - The Practice Funnel

How do we get to the practices that we rate? 

  1. Screen articles and reports   
  2. Identify meta-analyses of practice evaluations and screen those meta-analyses
  3. Send practices for review 
  4. Assign ratings to one or more outcomes per practice and post to CrimeSolutions

Featured Programs and Practices for Child Safety and Protection Month

Community Trials Intervention to Reduce High-Risk Drinking

This is a community-based program to reduce underage drinking and alcohol-related offenses. The program is rated Promising. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Community-Based Mentoring Program

This program offers one-to-one mentoring in a community setting for at-risk youth between the ages of 6 and 18. This program is rated Effective.

Community Advocacy Project

This community-based advocacy intervention seeks to extend and improve social support to women experiencing domestic/intimate partner violence. The program is rated Promising.

Programs
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A Program is a specific set of activities carried out according to guidelines to achieve a defined purpose. Program profiles on CrimeSolutions tell us whether a specific program was found to achieve its goals when it was carefully evaluated. 

Practices
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A Practice is a general category of programs, strategies, or procedures that share similar characteristics with regard to the issues they address and how they address them. Practice profiles tell us about the average results from multiple evaluations of similar programs, strategies, or procedures.

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