Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practices in the States

State Resources

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
Performance measurement and evaluation reports for prevention, intervention, and treatment services for youth in Florida.

Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice
Includes detention population data and information on screening and assessment tools used by the Department. KYDJJ recently conducted a job task analysis and needs assessment of its youth worker training program, and released an executive summary of the report Facility Youth Worker Training Needs Assessment and Job Task Analysis Project in December of 2011.

Oregon Commission on Children and Families Juvenile Crime Prevention Program
Program policy briefs, reports, training resources, and risk assessment form used by Oregon's Juvenile Crime Prevention Program.

Oregon Youth Authority
Issue briefs, reports, evaluations, and other publications on Oregon's juvenile justice programs and initiatives.

Pennsylvania Resource Center for Evidence-Based Prevention and Intervention Programs and Practices
Resource center providing support for selecting and implementing evidence-based practices and improving the quality of interventions for juveniles in Pennsylvania.

Washington State Institute for Public Policy
Evaluation reports on research-based programs, cost-benefit analysis and criminal justice policy