Research finds that evidence-based practices are effective interventions in reducing delinquent behavior. Juvenile Probation / Detention Services uses Effective Practices In Correctional Settings (EPICS-II) an individualized evidence-based practice approach, to target current factors that put a youth at risk for future criminal behavior. EPICS-II is a set of supervision techniques used by probation officers and juvenile counselors to help build relationships, increase motivation to change, provide intentional interventions aimed at changing a youth’s behavior and identify and address skill deficits.
|The Cognitive Model
|Cost Benefit Analysis
|Reviewing the Behavioral Analysis
|Effective Use of Reinforcement
|Effective us of Disapproval