Evidence Based Practices

In the juvenile justice arena, the term “evidence-based practices” (commonly called “EBPs”) generally refers to programs, practices, and policies that have been rigorously evaluated and shown to be effective at preventing or reducing youth crime.

Below are some resources related to best practice models, research, and programs. While WJJN screens information that is referred to, we do not necessarily endorse all the information you will find below. We encourage you to become a knowledgeable consumer about the various standards and meanings of "evidence based" as they are used and increasingly applied to a wide range of programs and practices.