Outcome Evaluation of Adolescent Offender Psychosocial Development: A Comparative Study
This study examined difference in psychosocial development of adolescent offenders in a residential treatment program between early adolescents and midadolescents and boys and girls. The study also evaluated gains after 6 months of treatment. Results suggest focused developmental treatment for early adolescents and specifically targeted treatment for boys and girls.
Coll, Kenneth; Thobro, Patti; and Haas, Robin. (2006). "Outcome Evaluation of Adolescent Offender Psychosocial Development: A Comparative Study". Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education, and Development, 45(2), 208-220.