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Found 22 results for "Gene Siegel"

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2014 

2013 Washington State Targeted Areas of Improvement & Strategic Opportunity for Technical Assistance Data Inventory

Andrew Wachter, Gene Siegel, Hunter Hurst

As part of the National Resource Bank for the MacArthur Foundation's Models for Change initiative, NCJJ is responsible for documenting the progress and outcomes of reform efforts aligned with the initiative. The 2013 Washington Targeted Areas of Improvement Report is the final in a series of data inventory reports that document Washington Models for Change progress and outcomes. This Endpoints Edition additionally accounts for which emerging models were sustained and summarizes …

2001 

An Assessment of the Nevada Juvenile Justice System: Final Report

Gene Siegel, James Riggs, Gregory Halemba, Lynn Ryan-MacKenzie

This report highlights the positive accomplishments and ongoing challenges faced by Nevada's policy makers and professionals involved in juvenile justice, and includes specific recommendations for the future. Sections of the document offer findings and recommendations in the following areas: 1) Youth incarceration practices; 2) Overcrowding at county detention centers; 3) Commitment and sentencing practices; 4) Intermediate sanctions and interventions; 5) Minority youth in Nevada’s juvenile justice system; 6) Gender-specific programming; 7) Substance abuse programs; …

2001 

An Assessment of the Nevada Juvenile Justice System: Summary of Key Findings and Recommendations

Gene Siegel, James Riggs, Gregory Halemba, Lynn Ryan-MacKenzie

This document summarizes the findings and recommendations from the full final report on this 2001 assessment of the Nevada juvenile justice system, conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice.

2001 

Arizona CASA Effectiveness Study

Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel, Rachel Gunn, Susanna Zawacki, Melanie Bozynski, Megan Black

Published by the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ), this report is the product of an RFP issued by the Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) to study the effectiveness of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in Arizona. The CASA cases were examined and compared with non-CASA cases. Five counties were included in the analysis and consisted of looking at: appointments, removals, frequency of volunteer contact with children and others, hearing …

1996 

Arizona Court Improvement Project Final Report

Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel

This final report presents findings of NCJJ's Arizona Court Improvement Project, which examined AZ's juvenile court handling of abuse and neglect, dependency, and severance cases. The five selected county sites included juvenile courts in Cochise, La Paz, Maricopa and Pima Counties and the General Division of the Superior Court in Coconino County. Research concludes that juvenile courts in the selected counties comply, for the most part, with federal and state statutory requirements in their handling …

2004 

Arizona Dual Jurisdiction Study: Final Report

Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel, Rachael Lord, Susanna Zawacki

This paper highlights promising court-based practices and programs that have the potential to address the difficult challenges posed by dual jurisdiction cases. It is an initial effort to present what juvenile courts are currently doing or what juvenile courts can do to improve coordination of dual jurisdiction matters.

2002 

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.

2014 

Becoming a Data-Driven Juvenile Justice Organization: The Calcasieu Parish Experience

Gene Siegel

This monograph (13 pages) describes the successful efforts of the Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, Office of Juvenile Justice Services (OJJS) to implement a data-driven decision-making model during Models for Change. The monograph includes examples of key output reports used by OJJS.

2004 

Children's Advocacy Centers in Ohio: An Effective Multidisciplinary Approach to Investigating Child Abuse

Gene Siegel

This issue reviews Ohio's use of its child advocacy centers and inter-agency coordination in responding to and investigating reports of child abuse.

2011 

Doorways to Delinquency: Multi-System Involvement of Delinquent Youth in King County (Seattle, WA)

Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel

This report highlights findings from a study conducted by NCJJ that examines the prevalence of multi-system involvement among youth referred to the King County Juvenile Court on delinquency matters in 2006. The study found that about two-thirds of all youth referred on a delinquency matter had some form of child welfare involvement and that such involvement is correlated to poorer juvenile justice outcomes including time spent in detention and recidivism. These outcomes, …

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