Arizona Judicial Branch

 SPEP Resource Links

Vanderbilt University

Crime, Delinquency & Antisocial Behavior; Other Meta-Analysis Applications; Meta-Analysis Methods & Issues; Program Evaluation; Methods for Intervention Research



North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils. 

Information details DJJDP creation of a Standardized Program Evaluation Protocol to evaluate the effectiveness of the programs now funded through counties and JCPCs.  This instrument will be used by the JCPCs and DJJDP staff to assess essential characteristics of effective programming...Read More 


  "OJJDP, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles."...Read More
  "The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) is at the vanguard in exploring issues relevant to the field of community-based corrections...Read More
  The Arizona Standardized Program Evaluation Protocol (SPEP) for Assessing the Effectiveness of Programs for Juvenile Probationers: SPEP Rating and Relative Recidivism Reduction

An Update to the January 2008 Report by Dr. Mark Lipsey