The Effect of Juvenile Victim Offender Mediation on Recidivism: A Meta-analysis.


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juvenile recidivism


This article reports the results of a meta-analysis of the effects of victim offender mediation (VOM) on juvenile recidivism. Analyses were conducted on fifteen studies consisting of 9,172 juveniles in twenty-one service sites in the United States. Participation in VOM accounted for a 34 percent reduction in juvenile recidivism. Recommendations for methodological improvements in future research are discussed.

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Conflict Resolution Quarterly

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Bradshaw, W. & Roseborough, D. J. (2006). The effect of juvenile victim offender mediation on recidivism: A meta-analysis. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 24 (6) 87-98.

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