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Topic: Social Skills
Summary: This chapter describes research that sought to develop a program that could effectively and efficiently provide social skills services for youths on probation. In one study, one year after completing this program, none of the youths who participated had had any further contact with courts; in a comparison group, 43 percent had at least one further court contact.