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Victim offender mediation programs in Texas.

Texas Juvenile Probation Commission
June 4, 2015

Source: (2009) Austin, TX: Texas Juvenile Probation Commission.

This report is written in response to H.B. No. 2291, relating to a study of established victim offender mediation
programs in Texas’ juvenile probation departments. Section I of this report provides general background
information on Victim Offender Mediation (VOM), including its benefits, potential pitfalls, and best practices
based on nationwide research of VOM programs. Section II focuses on VOM programs in Texas juvenile
probation departments. Although there are nine juvenile probation departments with VOM programs, only
three departments have active programs with over 100 annual referrals. Section III provides VOM program
outcomes for the three departments with active programs serving at least 100 juveniles annually. (excerpt)


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