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  • Sport and physical activity

    Engaging children in regular organised sports

    Themes

    • Diversion from the criminal justice system
    • Opportunities

    Setting

    • Community
    • Custody
    • School and college
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    ?
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5
  • Social Skills Training

    Aims to develop children’s ability to regulate their behaviour and communicate effectively.

    Themes

    • Social skills and mental health

    Setting

    • Community
    • School and college
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    UCHEL
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5

    Other Outcomes

    • ISEL reduction in Self-regulation
      1 2 3 4 5
  • Focused deterrence

    A strategy that combines communicating the consequences of violence with support for developing positive routes away from it.

    Themes

    • A safe neighbourhood (including online)

    Setting

    • Community
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    UCHEL
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5
  • Multi-Systemic Therapy

    A family therapy programme for children at risk of placement in either care or custody

    Themes

    • A supportive home

    Setting

    • Community
    • Home
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    CYMEDROL
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5
  • Parenting programmes

    Programmes which help parents and their children to develop positive behaviours and relationships.

    Themes

    • A supportive home

    Setting

    • Community
    • Home
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    ISEL
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5

    Other Outcomes

    • ISEL reduction in Behavioural difficulties
      1 2 3 4 5
  • Mentoring

    Matching children and young people with mentors who provide guidance and support.

    Themes

    • Adults that they trust

    Setting

    • Community
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    CYMEDROL
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5
  • After-school programmes

    Programmes which take place after school and involve academic support, enrichment, or social skills development.

    Themes

    • A safe neighbourhood (including online)
    • A safe, positive place to learn

    Setting

    • Community
    • School and college
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    ISEL
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    A talking therapy which helps people recognise and manage negative thoughts and behaviours.

    Themes

    • Social skills and mental health

    Setting

    • Community
    • Custody
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    UCHEL
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5

    Other Outcomes

    • ISEL reduction in Behavioural difficulties
      1 2 3 4 5
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