SANDAG supports local law enforcement and human services agencies by evaluating juvenile crime prevention programs.
Current Juveniles Projects
Provides enhanced community-based and family-supported detention alternatives for low risk youth.
Enhances the service array for youth who are either involved in the juvenile justice system or at-risk of involvement.
Utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach of prevention, intervention, and suppression to reduce the likelihood of youth gang activity.
Aims to address significant challenges faced by students and families living in high-poverty communities.
Helps build skills to prevent pregnancy, HIV, and STDs.
Identifies programs qualified for JJCPA funds.
Past Juveniles Projects
Prevented at-risk youth from entering the juvenile justice system by holding juvenile offenders accountable through a comprehensive system of graduated sanctions.
Evaluated WINGS program which worked to reduce number of females entering or continuing in the juvenile justice system.
Assessed service delivery and the cost-benefit of local institutional placement at the Juvenile Ranch Facility and Camp Barrett.
Evaluated the YMCA's PMSA-YVP program.
SANDAG provided grant support for a San Diego Youth Services program designed to engage youth in foster care with qualified mentors.
Helping to address the issue of gangs in the Mid-City and Southeast areas of San Diego.
A two-year study that examined factors contributing to youth most entrenched in the juvenile justice system.
Conducted a community assessment documenting the scope of the problem of prostituted youth in the San Diego region.
Evaluated the Phoenix House of San Diego's Family Services Enhancement Program, which provided enhanced services to the families of youth receiving drug treatment.
Lindamood-Bell pioneered programs to develop the sensory-cognitive processes that underlie reading, spelling, math, visual-motor skills, language comprehension, and critical thinking.
Identified factors that contributed to truancy and school discipline problems at three target schools in the San Diego Unified School District.
The purpose of the Truancy Diversion Program is to target youth at risk of truancy and intervene to reduce the factors contributing to their absence from school.
An evaluation of San Diego Workforce Partnership’s youthful offender reentry program.
This program provided an evaluation of a young offender reentry program targeting juvenile males returning from Juvenile Ranch Facility to various areas of the county.
SANDAG conducted an evaluation of San Diego County's juvenile justice system to identify groups who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Outcomes from this evaluation have informed the County's DMC reduction plan.
Evaluated a program that served youth who had significant need for mental health services and lived in areas of the county with a high prevalance of delinquency.
SANDAG conducted an evaluation of Teen Court between July 2004 and September 2006.
An evaluation of the Reflections Day Treatment Center Program which targets youth and families that include at least one child who is at risk of being removed from the home.
The Repeat Offender Prevention Program was a four-year pilot project to implement a cost-effective multi-agency, multi-disciplinary program to target youth with risk factors that may lead to delinquency.