ERIC Number: EJ626129
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
From Adolescent "Serious Offender" to Adult Felon: A Predictive Study of Offense Progression.
Benda, Brent B.; Corwyn, Robert Flynn; Toombs, Nancy J.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v32 n3 p79-108 2001
Studies 248 adolescents who had been in a Serious Offender Program to examine the relative predictiveness of: a common risk assessment tool; a battery of psychological tests; and a combination of demographic and theoretical factors. Regression procedures indicate that the following are significant predictors: prior commitment; male; gang members; carry weapons; and peers present during committing of offense. (Contains 108 references, 5 tables, and an appendix.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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