William H. Barton and Jeffrey A. Butts (1990). Viable Options: Intensive Supervision Programs for Juvenile Delinquents. Crime & Delinquency, 36(2): 238-256.
Major findings from a five-year evaluation of three intensive supervision programs for delinquents. The evaluation employed a randomized design with a two-year follow-up period to compare youths in the programs with a control group of youths who were committed to the state.