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Diversion Program Impacts on Recidivism Rates In Sonoma County
Our research examines how youth diversion programs are positively impacting recidivism rates among Sonoma County.
Our purpose was to gain understanding of existing youth diversion programs and then from there, see what has been done to prevent recidivism rates and how these programs can be improved to better benefit Sonoma County youth. Our group set out to see what types of diversion programs were available to children and youth in Sonoma County. We wondered if these programs were enough to support positive changes in struggling youth populations. We got curious and began to ask “Are youth diversion programs positively impacting recidivism rates among Sonoma County youth?”