Found 4 results for "Dual Status"
Placement and Delinquency Trajectories of Youth with Active Juvenile Court Dependency Cases
This is the final research brief in a series conducted as part of NCJJ’s work in the MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change systems reform in juvenile justice initiative. The research brief (8 pages) examines a cohort of adolescent youth twelve years of age and older who were active with the King County Juvenile Court (Seattle) on a dependency matter in calendar year 2006 to better understand how the trajectories of delinquency offending vary for …
When Systems Collaborate: How Three Jurisdictions Improved their Handling of Dual-Status Cases
Douglas Thomas, Gene Siegel , Andrew Wachter , Teri Deal , Anne Rackow , Lauren Vessels, Gregg Halemba, Hunter Hurst
When Systems Collaborate (19 pages) provides case studies of three jurisdictions trying to coordinate information and services to youth with dual-status in both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. The jurisdictions were selected based on a 50-state survey of efforts to coordinate data and services to dual status youth and selects examples that provide starting places for developing solutions on a complex reform issue. The first example focuses on delinquency referral intake …
When Systems Collide: Improving Court Practices and Programs in Dual Jurisdiction Cases
Gene Siegel, Rachael Lord
Identifies promising court-based or court-linked practices and programs that address the difficult challenges posed by dual jurisdiction cases.
Arizona Supreme Court Administrative Office of the Courts, Dependent Children's Services Division: Dually Involved Youth: On-Site Technical Assistance Report
Gene Siegel, Gregory Halemba
The authors were invited to review Arizona's handling of dually-involved youth. This report summarizes their impressions, and provides recommendations for further analysis and incremental improvements in efforts to effectively serve juveniles involved in both components of Arizona's juvenile court system.