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Young Offender Initiative: Demonstration Grant Project: Date Element Definitions

Young Offender Initiative: Demonstration Grant Project
US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration

No. Name Description Operational Definition
  Youth Offenders (see operational definition) Youth who have been adjudicated or convicted for committing delinquent acts, such as crimes against persons, crimes against property, status offenses, and crimes related to substance abuse. Note: Participant's status is determined upon entry into the program and does not change during the program.
At-risk Youth (see operational definition) Youth who have not been adjudicated or convicted for committing delinquent behaviors or illegal acts but who have risk factors* associated with the potential for delinquent behaviors. Note: Participant's status is determined upon entry into the program and does not change during the program.
1 Recruited Number recruited Number of youth for which project staff have name and contact information.
2a Enrolled (Total) Number enrolled Number of participants who have completed the entire application process for the YODP based on eligibility for services in your program**, for example: 1) required documents, 2) parent/guardian release, 3) diagnostic assessments.
2b Enrolled (Gender: Male) Number of male participants  
2c Enrolled (Gender: Female) Number of female participants  
2d Enrolled (Race: White) Number of White participants Number of participants having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
2e Enrolled (Race: Black) Number of Black participants Number of participants having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa or the West Indies.
2f Enrolled (Race: Hispanic) Number of Hispanic/Latino participants Number of participants of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture in origin, regardless of race.
2g Enrolled (Race: Native American) Number of Native American participants Number of participants having origins in any of the original people of North America and South America (including Central America), and who maintain cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community recognition.
*Note. Risk factors include poverty, drug and alcohol abuse, gang involvement, and a lack of supportive and/or stable family environment.
**Note. DOL does not mandate specific enrollment requirements; rather, enrollment criteria are developed by individual projects.
 
No. Name Description Operational Definition
2h Enrolled (Race: Asian and Pacific Islander) Number of Asian and Pacific Islander participants Number of participants having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent (e.g., India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Sikkim, and Bhutan). This area includes, for example, Cambodia, China, Japan, Korea, Micronesia, Polynesia, Malaysia, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
2i Enrolled (Race: Multiracial) Number of Multiracial participants Number of participants who self-report having origins in more than one of the aforementioned categories.
2j Enrolled (Race: Other Race) Number of participants not in aforementioned categories Number of participants whose race is not covered in another category.
3 In Federally-Funded Job Training Number who entered federally-funded training Number in Federally-Funded work readiness training, other work preparation programs, for example, vocational certification programs, leadership development classes, and job shadowing.
4 In Other Job Training Number who entered other job training programs (i.e., not Federally Funded) Number entered into private industry, faith-based, and community-based employment training programs not directly supported by any Federal funds.
5 Entered Apprenticeship Number actually in apprenticeship programs The number of participants who have begun training in a registered apprenticeship occupation, through Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (BAT) or a State Apprenticeship Council (SAC).
6a Total In-school Number of in-school youth served Sum of categories 6b, 6c, 6d, and 6e.
6b In High School Number who entered or reentered secondary school Number of participants who have not received a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent and are attending a high school institution (traditional or alternative) or are between school terms and intend to return to school.
6c In College Number who entered or reentered post-secondary school Number of participants who are attending a program at an accredited degree-granting institution that leads to an academic degree (e.g., AA, AS, BA, BS).
6d GED Preparation Number who are preparing for the GED Number of participants preparing for the GED exam, either self-directed or in groups.
 
No. Name Description Operational Definition
6e Other Number of participants engaged in education classes not elsewhere defined Number of participants enrolled in basic skills, elementary, middle school, literacy, pre-GED, English as a second language, or Internet classes.
7 Total Out-of-School Number of out-of-school youth served 1) The number of participants who are no longer attending any school and have not received a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent. 2) The number of participants who are not attending any school, but have either graduated from high school or hold a GED.
8 Entered Subsidized Employment Number who entered subsidized employment The number of participants working in employment subsidized by YODP, WIA, other public or private funds (e.g., foundations).
9a Entered Unsubsidized Employment Number who entered unsubsidized employment The number of participants working in employment not subsidized by YODP, WIA, or by other direct wage subsidies.
9b Number in Unsubsidized Employment That Were Previously in Subsidized Employment Participants who were working full time or part time in subsidized employment before receiving unsubsidized employment with a wage provided entirely by an employer The number of participants who worked in employment subsidized by YODP, WIA, or by other direct wage subsidies before they received unsubsidized employment.
10 Enlisted in Military Number who entered the military The number of participants who have enlisted in the military.
11 In Intensive Aftercare Programs Under Supervision of Court, Probation or Parole Authority Number served in supervised intensive aftercare programs The number of participants receiving treatment designed to reintegrate youth into the community mandated and provided by, AND under the supervision of the court, parole or probation systems.
12 Entered in Community Service Number who entered national and community services The number of participants who are in court-defined, program-defined assignment or made a voluntary choice of employment for a stipend rather than a market wage.
 
No. Name Description Operational Definition
13 Receiving Other Services Number of participants receiving services such as drug rehabilitation or mental health services through agencies other than the court, parole or probation systems The number of participants in treatment services (i.e., drug/alcohol, and anger management or other mental health services) and other miscellaneous, job-searching/employment related services (e.g., transportation, tattoo removal, assistance to obtain driver's license, and work clothing) through agencies other than the court, parole or probation systems.
14 Convicted of a Crime Committed After Entering the Program Number of participants arrested AND convicted or adjudicated of a crime committed after entering the program The number of participants who are arrested AND convicted or adjudicated of a crime committed after entering the program.
15 Incarcerated for a Crime Committed After Entering the Program Number of participants who are incarcerated or institutionalized for committing a CRIME after entering the program The number of participants who are incarcerated or institutionalized for a CRIME committed after entering the program.
16a Housing Arrangements: Two-Parent Household The number of participants living in a two-parent household The number of participants living in a two-parent household.
16b Housing Arrangements: Single Parent Household The number of participants living in a single parent household The number of participants living in a single parent household.
16c Housing Arrangements: Other Relatives The number of participants living with other family members The number of participants living with other family members.
16d Housing Arrangements: Foster Care The number of participants living in foster care The number of participants living in foster care.
16e Housing Arrangements: Independent Living The number or participants who have established their own permanent living arrangements The number of participants who have established permanent living arrangements, alone or with spouse or friend.
16f Housing Arrangements: Other Non-Permanent Arrangements The number or participants in other non-permanent living arrangements not listed above The number of participants in other non-permanent living arrangements not listed above, such as homeless shelters, transitional housing, homes for pregnant/parenting teens, half-way houses, etc.

1/7/03