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Validation of the Risk and Resiliency Assessment Tool for Juveniles in the Los Angeles County Probation System

Volume 70 Number 2
September 2006

The authors present the results of their validation of the "Risk and Resiliency Checklist" in which they found that a youth's resiliency score--the net sum of risk factors (which have negative values) and protective factors (which have positive values) is significantly related to subsequent recidivism.