In April 2012, Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) released an update to its report identifying evidence-based policies (EBPs) that have been shown to improve particular outcomes. The updated listing provides detailed monetary benefits and costs for programs in the following areas: juvenile justice; adult criminal justice; child welfare; pre-K to 12 education; children's mental health; general prevention programs for children and adolescents; substance abuse; adult mental health; public health; and housing. WSIPP presents monetary estimates from three distinct perspectives: the benefits and costs that accrue solely to program participants, those received by . . .
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