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Participation in victim-offender mediation reduces recidivism.

Jeff Paddock, Alan Dana
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) VOMA Connections no. 3 (Summer): 5, 10

The authors summarize key findings from their examination of four studies on the relationship between participation in a victim-offender mediation program and subsequent re-offense within a one-year period. They present the design and key statistics of each of the four studies. Results of the studies indicate a significant reduction in recidivism for juvenile offenders who participated in victim-offender programs.


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