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Publication - Guidance

The 5 Step Approach to Evaluation: Designing and Evaluating Interventions to Reduce Reoffending

Published: 31 May 2016
ISBN:
9781786522368

Updated guidance on how to use the 5 Step approach to design and evaluate criminal justice interventions.

63 page PDF

2.3MB

63 page PDF

2.3MB

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The 5 Step Approach to Evaluation: Designing and Evaluating Interventions to Reduce Reoffending
Helpful resources

63 page PDF

2.3MB

Helpful resources

General advice on proportionate evaluation for small-scale projects
http://project-oracle.com/standards-of-evidence/
http://www.clinks.org/community/blog-posts/how-can-we-make-evidence-easier#comment-form (see embedded presentation)

Evaluation Plan Worksheets
http://www.uwex.edu/ces/pdande/planning/pdf/EvaluationPlanWorksheet.doc
http://learningstore.uwex.edu/assets/pdfs/G3658-1W.PDF
http://project-oracle.com/uploads/files/2.3_Project_Oracle_-_Evaluation_plan_example_and_template_-_June_2014.pdf
http://www.ces-vol.org.uk/Resources/CharitiesEvaluationServices/Documents/Monitoring%20and%20evaluation%20framework.pdf

What works to Reduce Crime - Scottish Government
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/10/2518

'What works' and desistance theory -full reports
Reducing Reoffending Review- Scottish Government
http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0038/00385880.pdf

Strengthening Transnational Approaches to Reducing Reoffending - University of Cambridge
http://www.cepprobation.org/uploaded_files/Rep%20STARR%20ENG.pdf

Transforming rehabilitation - A summary of evidence on reducing reoffending - Ministry of Justice
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/243718/evidence-reduce-reoffending.pdf

Campbell Collaboration Systematic Reviews (e.g. on mentoring and prison-based drug interventions)
http://www.campbellcollaboration.org/lib/?go=monograph

Discovering Desistance - McNeill et al
http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/79860/1/79860.pdf

Key practice skills research
Practitioner skills and attributes
http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/38070/1/21st_c.pdf

Motivating Offenders to Change
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Motivating-Offenders-Change-Engagement-Psychology/dp/047149755X

The quality of probation supervision - A literature review
https://www.shef.ac.uk/polopoly_fs/1.159010!/file/QualityofProbationSupervision.pdf

Recent key texts
http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1995-98528-000

Writing an evaluation report.
http://www.uic.edu/depts/crwg/cwitguide/05_EvalGuide_STAGE3.pdf

An example of commissioning using key elements of the 5-step approach: Reducing Reoffending Change fund guidance
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Justice/public-safety/offender-management/changefund / changefundguidance


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