An evaluation of the Toronto John School diversion program

by Scot Wortley

Publisher: Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto in Toronto

Written in English
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  • Prostitutes" customers -- Counseling of -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Evaluation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references: p. 233-236.

StatementScot Wortley, Benedikt Fischer.
ContributionsFischer, Benedikt Josef., University of Toronto. Centre of Criminology.
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21042847M
ISBN 10091958490X
OCLC/WorldCa48579965

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“john” school) as a diversion program or part of a criminal sentence. “John” schools Wortley, Fischer, and Webster () analyzed program evaluation responses from participants in a “john” school in Toronto. Although research concerning this program was inconclusive, the analysis revealed interesting findings.

In the late ’s, Toronto implemented a John School diversion program, which was somewhat similar to the original model established in San Francisco. Although the original program design calls for a six to eight-week program, both the Canadian one-day version and the United States.

An evaluation of the Toronto. John School Diversion Program: a report prepared for. the National Crime Prevention Council and Justice. Canada. Toronto: Centre of Criminology; The first modern-day john school was the First Of-fender Prostitution Program (FOPP) in San Fran-cisco.

Today there are several dozen john schools in the U.S. and a few in other countries (e.g., Canada and South Korea). However, no study to date has documented a causal connection between a john school program and a decline in recidivism (re-ar.

Over the past decade, he has conducted 14 major evaluation projects, including: Toronto John School Diversion Program, Prevention Intervention Toronto (a multi-million dollar Toronto gang prevention program funded by Public Safety Canada), The Jane-Finch Positive Alternatives to Youth Gangs Program (operated by the San Romanoway Revitalization.

The Diversion Program can help people facing criminal offence charges avoid a criminal record. When someone is charged with minor criminal offences in Ontario, they may be eligible for participation in the Diversion Program, once successfully completed, their participation will allow for their criminal charges to be withdrawn or stayed.

Inpolice began a three-month pilot project here, and the next year Ottawa became the second city in Canada to formally adopt John school — Toronto began its program. Results from a pre- and post-program survey of John School participants (N=) indicate that the program is somewhat successful in achieving some of its principal objectives.

This article explores the socio-legal dynamics and implications of the `John School' diversion programme for prostitution offenders in Toronto, Canada. The analysis is based on quantitative and qualitative data collected as part of an evaluation study of. This article explores the socio-legal dynamics and implications of the `John School' diversion programme for prostitution offenders in Toronto, Canada.

The analysis is based on quantitative and qualitative data collected as part of an evaluation study of the programme conducted between and   The socio-legal dynamics and implications of ‘diversion’: the case study of the Toronto ‘John School’ diversion program for prostitution offenders. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2.

The socio-legal dynamics and implications of ‘diversion’: the case study of the Toronto ‘John School’ diversion program for prostitution offenders’, ().

Vice lessons: a survey of prostitution offenders enrolled in the Toronto John School diversion program’. John school is a form of educational intervention aimed at clients of prostitutes, who are colloquially known as 'johns' in North schools are usually a diversion program for people - almost exclusively men - arrested for soliciting the services of a prostitute, or another related offense.

This often acts as an alternative to criminal prosecutions. An evaluation of the Toronto John School Diversion Program: a report prepared for the National Crime Prevention Council and Justice Canada.

Toronto: Centre of Criminology; Toronto: Centre of Criminology; The founder of SAGE, Norma Hotaling, herself a former prostitute, set up the john school program together with the San Francisco District Attorney's office and the city's police department.

Individual projects include evaluations of the Toronto John School Diversion Program, Prevention Intervention Toronto (a multi-million dollar Toronto gang prevention program funded by Public Safety Canada), the Jane-Finch Positive Alternatives to Youth Gangs Program (operated by the San Romanoway Revitalization Association), the Cultural.

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Program features an intake assessment protocol that ensures the level of intervention is tied to risk, need and responsiveness. Program elements ensure that interventions focus on eliminating the root causes of offending behaviour(s).

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Wortley, S., B. Fischer, and C. Webster (). "Vice Lessons: A Survey of Prostitution Offenders Enrolled in the Toronto John School Diversion Program." Canadian Journal of Criminology 44(4)– (n.d.

An evaluation of the Toronto John School Diversion Program: a report prepared for the National Crime Prevention Council and Justice Canada. Toronto: Centre of Criminology; Toronto: Centre of Criminology; Youth Intervention and Diversion Program (Details) Name of province/ territory: New Brunswick.

City/ Region: New Brunswick. Description of Initiative: The Youth Intervention and Diversion Program (YIDP) is an evidence-based process designed to divert youth aged away from the criminal justice system.

Program and research directors from 23 national health, human service, and youth­ and family-serving organizations, listed on page vii, met with the project's staff and consultants. They shared information and materials related to their program evaluation activities and offered suggestions regarding the manual's content and dissemination.

Their. A program model for shelter diversion should integrate other elements of early intervention, including common assessment, case management and family reconnection.

Again, as part of a ‘system of care’, there should be an effort to develop the program drawing on mainstream supports in the education and health care systems.

Diversion programs are typically designed to provide youth with experiences that are different from traditional juvenile justice experiences. Diversion decisions and activities usually occur at the earliest stages of involvement in the juvenile justice system; however, diversion initiatives can be put in place at later stages of justice processing with the primary goal of reducing costly out.

Wortley, Scot, Benedikt Fischer, and Cheryl Webster, “Vice Lessons: A Survey of Prostitution Offenders Enrolled in the Toronto John School Diversion Program,” Canadian Journal of. Criminal Justice Diversion Programs: Policy Recommendations for Maryland D iversion strategies include pre-arrest or pre-book-ing and pre-trial or post-booking programs.

Pre-arrest or pre-booking substance use diver-sion strategies are designed to minimize use of the traditional criminal justice system in favor of drug. Diversion programs can be coercive and punitive Diversion may infringe on the rights of the offenders "John school" diversion program in Toronto is for men who solicit street prostitution Found it disproportionately focuses on lower socio economic status offenders and criminal charges would be withdrawn if offender waived his basic rights.This article discusses some findings of a qualitative evaluation of Salt Lake City’s Prostitution Diversion Project (conducted in ) to expose some of the challenges and opportunities of mixed-theory projects.

The findings focus specifically on project stakeholders’ recommendations for improving the program.Diversion programs are an increasingly popular phenomenon in contemporary criminal justice. Diversion can mean diversion away from jail or it can mean diversion away from the legal system all together.

The main purpose of diver-sion is to use the authority of the court to reduce crime by providing treat-ment instead of punishment.