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  • 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

    • In the community
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    High
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5
  • Interventions to prevent school exclusion

    Interventions which aim to prevent children becoming excluded or suspended from school.

    Themes

    • A safe, positive place to learn

    Setting

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

    Other Outcomes

    • Low reduction in Suspensions
      1 2 3 4 5
  • Social skills training

    Supporting children to develop social skills and self-regulation

    Themes

    • Social skills and mental health

    Setting

    • Children's centre or early-years setting
    • Home
    • School and college
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    High
    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
    • Social skills and mental health

    Setting

    • Home
    • In the community
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    Moderate
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5
  • After-school programmes

    Programmes which take place after school

    Themes

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

    Setting

    • In the community
    • School and college
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    Low
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5
  • Sports participation

    Engaging children in regular and organised sports

    Themes

    • Opportunities

    Setting

    • In the community
    • School and college
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    ?
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5
  • Pre-court diversion

    Responding to offending without criminalising young people

    Themes

    • Another chance
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    Moderate
    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
    Estimated impact on
    violent crime
    Moderate
    Evidence quality
    1 2 3 4 5

    Other Outcomes

    • High reduction in Behavioural difficulties
      1 2 3 4 5
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