The R.E.A.D.Y Program and Crossroads Tour Program
This proposed study on the comparison of the Richland County, Educating, and Deterring Youth (R.E.A.D.Y.) program and the Crossroads Tour program aim to compare the programs efficacy and its psychological effects to students with problem behavior and the program aspects that needs to be improved and developed. The present review of related literature discusses the problem of juvenile delinquency and how it has affected society and the costs associated with the correction and institutionalization of the juvenile delinquents. The review also focuses on the different programs that have been implemented to help juvenile delinquents deal with their psychological, emotional and behavioral issues. A section on alternative intervention programs for juvenile delinquents is also included to provide background on the intervention program that is examined in this study. The purpose of the review is to determine how juvenile delinquency has been studied and how it was studied to identify the gaps in the literature and guide the proposed study.