A A A
Manual Event (Session ID,DateTime,Event) = 8ts68uohfust4ei04aqmf7o5ae 20220526034030 /tc/communities/hi-there-i-am-conducting-a-program-evaluation-of-our-services-for-juvenile-crime-yet-surprisingly-i-found-that-the-most-likely-time-for-a-juvenile-to-commit-a-crime-is-weekdays-instead-of-weekends/

Hi there. I am conducting a program evaluation of our services for juvenile crime. Yet, surprisingly I found that the most likely time for a juvenile to commit a crime is weekdays, instead of weekends. It doesn’t make sense to me… Is there anyone who could give me a hand?

Share:
Whtasapp
主題討論

Hello! I’m Dr. MEL. Nice to meet you! I’m absolutely excited that we are going to start this beautiful learning journey together and I’m sure you will find it fruitful and fulfilling. Feel free to share your thoughts here!

最近的活動討論

Got questions? Simply post them and let’s discuss! 

討論:Services for Offenders and Drug Abusers
Joe Chan
2022年1月19日
Hi there. I am conducting a program evaluation of our services for juvenile crime. Yet, surprisingly I found that the most likely time for a juvenile to commit a crime is weekdays, instead of weekends. It doesn’t make sense to me… Is there anyone who could give me a hand?

Hi there. I am conducting a program evaluation of our services for juvenile crime. Yet, surprisingly I found that the most likely time for a juvenile to commit a crime is weekdays, instead of weekends. It doesn't make sense to me… Is there anyone who could give me a hand?

Reply
Like
Share
Whtasapp
sharonlau9111@gmail.com
2022年1月19日

It is true.

回覆
Like
分享
Whtasapp
Joe Chan
2022年1月19日

Wow. Evidence sound so powerful!

回覆
Like
分享
Whtasapp
sharonlau9111@gmail.com
2022年1月19日

Data from as early as 1945 finds that more juvenile crime occurs on weekdays than on weekends and the peak time for juvenile crime is during the after-school hours. More recent data also has revealed that juvenile violence is more prevalent on school days, close to one-fifth of violent crimes committed by juveniles occur between 3 and 7 pm and that the most likely time for a juvenile to commit an assault with bodily harm or an assault with a weapon is between 3 and 4 pm. Not only do juveniles commit violent crimes in the hours after school, but juveniles are also more likely to be victimized between 3 and 4 pm. Contrary to what one might think, youth have a 60 percent greater risk of victimization in the four hours after school than from 8 pm to midnight on non-school nights. As youth move through adolescence, they increase their participation in activities taking place away from the family and have greater opportunities to both participate in deviant activities and become victims of crime. It has been argued that when school releases and youth are left unsupervised they are more likely to be influenced by their peers and there is an increased risk for delinquency.

You might try reading this review:
Weinstein, M. B., Fuller, K., Mulrooney, T., & Koch, G. (2014). The benefits of recreational programming on juvenile crime reduction: a review of literature and data. National Recreation and Parks Association, 344.

回覆
Like
分享
Whtasapp
最新討論帖
更多的討論帖
Hi there. I hope to find an assessment tool to evaluate the severity of a person’s substance abuse and provides a comprehensive overview of a person’s addiction-related issues. Do you have any recommendations?
Hi there. I hope to find an assessment tool to evaluate the severity of a person’s substance abuse and provides a comprehensive overview of a person’s addiction-related issues. Do you have any rec ...
Judy
2022年5月12日
3個回覆,0個月前
Like
分享
Whtasapp
Hey. When I need to decide who will be involved in the evaluation team, who should I take into consideration?
Hey. When I need to decide who will be involved in the evaluation team, who should I take into consideration?
Judy
2022年5月12日
3個回覆,0個月前
Like
分享
Whtasapp
It is said that a treatment evaluation should also include activities evaluations. Would you please kindly give me a clue about it?
It is said that a treatment evaluation should also include activities evaluations. Would you please kindly give me a clue about it?
Anton CHOW
2022年5月12日
3個回覆,0個月前
Like
分享
Whtasapp
Hi, friend! Following my previous question, regarding step 1 “Engage people affected by the program and/or evaluation”, could you please give me more information about what does it mean?
Hi, friend! Following my previous question, regarding step 1 "Engage people affected by the program and/or evaluation", could you please give me more information about what does it mean?
Anton CHOW
2022年5月12日
3個回覆,0個月前
Like
分享
Whtasapp
精選討論帖
Hi, I realized that it seems the concept “outcome” is different from the term “output”. Taking the grandparent training project as an example, what is the “outcome’ referable?
Hi, I realized that it seems the concept "outcome" is different from the term "output". Taking the grandparent training project as an example, what is the “outcome’ referable?
CouldYip
2021年8月26日
7個回覆,9個月前
Like
分享
Whtasapp
I have designed a large-scale survey about the life satisfaction of low-income families in Hong Kong. Is it appropriate to use the electronic survey through mobile phones?
I have designed a large-scale survey about the life satisfaction of low-income families in Hong Kong. Is it appropriate to use the electronic survey through mobile phones?
Realistic
2021年8月20日
3個回覆,9個月前
Like
分享
Whtasapp
Questions about program evaluation and impact assessment (PE & IA)?
Dear MEL participants, Hello everyone! We are going to meet Prof. Aron Shlonsky this week (17&18 Oct). Do you have any problems or issues in program evaluation and impact assessment? Pleas ...
meladmin
2019年10月15日
0個回覆,31個月前
Like
分享
Whtasapp
Question about the programme evaluation
Can someone recommend me a basic guide book for programme evaluation? We are an NGO in mainland China and providing services for young drug abusers in rural China. We learnt about your pro ...
Jessica
2019年10月9日
4個回覆,31個月前
Like
分享
Whtasapp