A probation youth who meets a high number of risk factors for violence is more likely to be in need of intensive or specialized support and services to promote successful outcomes. These high-need, high-risk youth — and Get IN Chicago research puts that number at between 2,000 and 4,000 individuals in Chicago — benefit from experienced caseworkers with small caseloads to effectively address the variety and depth of resources needed, the time-intensive building of trust, the accompaniment to referrals necessary to ensure youth are accessing programs and the overall intensity of the interventions and follow-up to ensure youth are on track and making progress.  Read more here.