Hazel, J.S., Schumaker, J.B., Sherman, J.A., & Sheldon-Wildgen, J. (1983). Social skills training with court-adjudicated youths. Child & Youth Services, 5(3-4), 117-137.
Topic: Social Skills
Subcategory: Big Picture/Research
Summary: More than 300 youths participated in social skills training programs and learned new skills; one year after the program ended, 83 percent were offense-free compared to only 61 percent of youths in two matched comparison groups.