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Services for Offenders and Drug Abusers

Well-established scales in the Hong Kong context

Friends’ intended delinquency
Function
Promoting education, well-being, morality, sociability
Relevance
Risk, coping, law, social order
Target
Offense
Respondent
Youth
Feature
12 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.827
References

Ngai, Ngan-pun, Chau-kiu Cheung, Xialing Xie, Zhongxin Sun, Minxia Tu, and Jijing Chen. 2001. Assessing the Likelihood of Crime and Delinquency: A Study of Marginal Youths in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Friends’ delinquency
Function
Promoting education, well-being, morality, sociability
Relevance
Risk, coping, law, social order
Target
Offense
Respondent
Youth
Feature
12 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.645
References

Ngai, Ngan-pun, Chau-kiu Cheung, Xialing Xie, Zhongxin Sun, Minxia Tu, and Jijing Chen. 2001. Assessing the Likelihood of Crime and Delinquency: A Study of Marginal Youths in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Group members’ job skill
Function
Promoting satisfaction, pride, income
Relevance
Competitiveness, upskilling, training, employability
Target
Offender
Respondent
Member
Feature
8 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.837
References

Tang, Kwong-leung, and Chau-kiu Cheung. 2006. Impacts of the Community Work Experience and Training Programme on Welfare Recipients. Hong Kong, China: Hong Kong Employment Development Service.

Friends’ attachment to social workers
Function
Promoting well-being, self-efficacy, achievement
Relevance
Self-regulation, modeling, social integration
Target
Offense
Respondent
Youth
Feature
5 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.817
References

Ngai, Ngan-pun, Chau-kiu Cheung, Xialing Xie, Zhongxin Sun, Minxia Tu, and Jijing Chen. 2001. Assessing the Likelihood of Crime and Delinquency: A Study of Marginal Youths in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Friends’ moral belief
Function
Promoting helping, responsibility, law abidance, rationality
Relevance
Virtue, cognitive development, parenting
Target
Offense
Respondent
Youth
Feature
8 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.809
References

Ngai, Ngan-pun, Chau-kiu Cheung, Xialing Xie, Zhongxin Sun, Minxia Tu, and Jijing Chen. 2001. Assessing the Likelihood of Crime and Delinquency: A Study of Marginal Youths in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

Elliott, Delbert S., David Huzinga, and Scott Menard. 1989. Multiple Problem Youth: Delinquency, Substance Use, and Mental Health Problems. New York: Springer-Verlag.

 

Matsueda, Ross L. 1989. “The Dynamics of Moral Beliefs and Minor Deviance.” Social Forces 68(2):428-457.

Friends’ Conflict with police
Function
Promoting harmony, satisfaction, trust
Relevance
Compromise, dissonance, violence
Target
Offense
Respondent
Youth
Feature
5 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.759
References

Ngai, Ngan-pun, Chau-kiu Cheung, Xialing Xie, Zhongxin Sun, Minxia Tu, and Jijing Chen. 2002.10. A Comparative Study of the Likelihood of Delinquency of Marginal Youth in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shanghai. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Friends’ Frustration
Function
Promoting harmony, satisfaction, trust
Relevance
Compromise, dissonance, violence
Target
Offense
Respondent
Youth
Feature
6 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.644
References

Ngai, Ngan-pun, Chau-kiu Cheung, Xialing Xie, Zhongxin Sun, Minxia Tu, and Jijing Chen. 2002. A Comparative Study of the Likelihood of Delinquency of Marginal Youth in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shanghai. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Friends’ Drug abuse benefit perceived
Function
Promoting functioning, satisfaction, working
Relevance
Disorder, risk, self-injury
Target
Offense
Respondent
Youth
Feature
12 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.814
References

Cheung, Chau-kiu, and Steven Sek-yum Ngai. 2013. “Reducing Youth’s Drug Abuse through Training Social Workers for Cognitive–behavioral Integrated Treatment.” Children & Youth Services Review 35:302-311.

Friends’ Drug abuse harm perceived
Function
Promoting functioning, satisfaction, working
Relevance
Disorder, risk, self-injury
Target
Offense
Respondent
Youth
Feature
15 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.893
References

Cheung, Chau-kiu, and Steven Sek-yum Ngai. 2013. “Reducing Youth’s Drug Abuse through Training Social Workers for Cognitive–behavioral Integrated Treatment.” Children & Youth Services Review 35:302-311.