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'Scared Straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency

  1. Anthony Petrosino1,*,
  2. Carolyn Turpin-Petrosino2,
  3. Meghan E Hollis-Peel3,
  4. Julia G Lavenberg4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group

Published Online: 30 APR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002796.pub2

How to Cite

Petrosino A, Turpin-Petrosino C, Hollis-Peel ME, Lavenberg JG. 'Scared Straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD002796. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002796.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    WestEd, Learning Innovations, Woburn, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 2

    Bridgewater State College, Criminal Justice, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 3

    Northeastern University, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 4

    University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine Center for Evidence-based Practice, Philadelphia, USA

*Anthony Petrosino, Learning Innovations, WestEd, 300 Unicorn Drive, 5th Floor, Woburn, Massachusetts, 01801- 3324, USA.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 30 APR 2013


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