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Publications

Elliott, D. S. (2018). Evidence-based programs, policies, and practices: A fifty-year update. In F. R. Harris & A. Curtis (Eds.), Healing our divided society: Investing in America fifty years after the Kerner Report (pp. 275-289). Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Kingston, B., Arredondo Mattson, S., Dymnicki, A., Spier, E., Fitzgerald, M., Shipman, K., et al. (2018). Building schools’ readiness to implement a comprehensive approach to school safety. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 21(4), 433-449.

Elliott, D. (2017). Youth in Forensic Services: Evidence-Based Treatment of Violence and Aggression. Chapter 84. In P. Sturmey (Editor), The Wiley Handbook of Violence and Aggression, John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.

Buckley, P., Moore, B., Boardman, A.B., Arya, D., & Maul, A. (2017). Validating a fidelity scale to understand intervention effects in classroom-based studies. American Educational Research Journal, 54(6), 1378–1413.

Elliott, D. (2016). Strategy for improving the quality and utility of the Blueprints registry: Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development. Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder. American Society of Criminology, November 16, 2016.

Fagan, A.A., & Buchanan, M. (2016). What works in crime prevention? Comparison and critical review of three crime prevention registries. Criminology & Public Policy, 15(30), 617-649.

Kingston, B. E., Mihalic, S. F., & Sigel, E. J. (2016). Building an evidence-based multitiered system of supports for high-risk youth and communities. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86(2), 132-143.

Mihalic, S. F., & Elliott, D. S. (2015). Evidence-based programs registry: Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development. Evaluation and Program Planning, 48, 124-131.

Elliott, D. S. (2013). Crime prevention and intervention over the life course. Pp. 297-316 in C. Gibson and M. Krohn (Eds.), Handbook of Life Course Criminology. New York: Springer. Available on the publisher’s website.

Tolan, P. H. (2013). Making and using lists of empirically tested programs: Value for violence interventions for progress and impact. Originally published in Institute of Medicine and National Research Council, The evidence for violence prevention around the world and across the lifespan: A workshop summary. Washington: DC: The National Academies Press.

Axford, N., Elliott, D. S., & Little, M. (2012). Blueprints for Europe: Promoting evidence-based programmes in children’s services. Psychosocial Intervention, 21(2), 205-214.

Aos, S., Cook, T. D., Elliott, D. S., Gottfredson, D. C., Hawkins, J. D., Lipsey, M. W., et al. (2011). Commentary on Valentine, Jeffrey, et al. Replication in prevention science. Prevention Science, 12(2), 121-122.

Elliott, D. S. (2009). Lessons from Columbine: Effective school-based violence prevention strategies and programmes. Journal of Children’s Services, 4(4), 53-62.

Zahn, M. A., Day, J. C., Mihalic, S. F., & Tichavsky, L. (2009). Determining what works for girls in the juvenile justice system: A summary of evaluation evidence. Crime & Delinquency, 55(2), 266-293.

Mihalic, S. F., Fagan, A. A., & Argamaso, S. (2008). Implementing the LifeSkills Training drug prevention program: Factors related to implementation fidelity. Implementation Science, 3(5), 1-16.

Elliott, D. S., & Mihalic, S. (2004). Issues in disseminating and replicating effective prevention programs. Prevention Science, 5(1), 47-53.

Mihalic, S. (2004). The importance of implementation fidelity. Report on Emotional & Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 4(4), 83-90.

Mihalic, S., Irwin, K., Fagan, A., Ballard, D., & Elliott, D. (2004). Successful program implementation: Lessons from Blueprints: Juvenile Justice Bulletin. U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/204273.pdf.

Fagan, A. A., & Mihalic, S. (2003). Strategies for enhancing the adoption of school-based prevention programs: Lessons learned from the Blueprints for Violence Prevention replications of the Life Skills Training program. Journal of Community Psychology, 31(3), 235-253.

Mihalic, S. F., & Irwin, K. (2003). Blueprints for violence prevention: From research to real-world settings—Factors influencing the successful replication of model programs. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 1(4), 307-329.

Mihalic, S., Fagan, A., Irwin, K., Ballard, D., & Elliott, D. (2002). Blueprints for Violence Prevention replications: Factors for implementation success. Boulder, CO: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Mihalic, S., Irwin, K., Elliott, D., Fagan, A., & Hansen, D. (2001a). Blueprints for violence prevention. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Mihalic, S., Irwin, K., Elliott, D., Fagan, A., & Hansen, D. (2001b). Blueprints for violence prevention. Washington, D.C.: Juvenile Justice Bulletin. U.S. Department of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Lattimore, C. B., Mihalic, S. F., Grotpeter, J. K., & Taggart, R. (1998). The Quantum Opportunities Program. Boulder, Colo.: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Elliott, D. S. (1998). Prevention programs that work for youth: Violence prevention: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence. http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/publications/papers/CSPV-012.pdf.

Mihalic, S. (1999). Blueprints for violence prevention. Corrections Today Magazine(April), 28-30.

Muller, J., & Mihalic, S. (1999). Blueprints: A violence prevention initiative. [Washington D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/fs99110.pdf.

Elliott, D. S., & Mihalic, S. F. (Eds.). (1997-2001). Blueprints for violence prevention (Vols. 1-11). Boulder, CO: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado.

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University of Colorado Boulder
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UCB 483, Boulder, CO 80309

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