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Found 22 results for "Gene Siegel"
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 …
Promising Practices Juvenile DV Diversion 2015
Gene Siegel, Gregg Halemba
This monograph (19 pages) describes the successful efforts of four jurisdictions to divert youth charged with domestic violence offenses from secure detention and formal processing in the juvenile court. The case studies address reforms in Pima County (Tucson) Arizona; DuPage County, Illinois; King County (Seattle) Washington; and the state of Florida. It also highlights efforts by the National Youth Screening and Assessment Project (NYSAP) and several study sites to pioneer a domestic violence screening …
Becoming a Data-Driven Juvenile Justice Organization: The Calcasieu Parish Experience
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.
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 …
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, …
The Importance of Timely Case Processing in Non-Detained Juvenile Delinquency Cases
Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel
This Bulletin offers a number of examples of promising practices and programs that can help courts expedite case processing of non-detained delinquency cases, by far the largest group of cases referred to juvenile courts, and highlights emerging research that reconfirms the link between case processing delays and recurring court involvement.
The Philadelphia Family Court On-Site Recommendations and Report
Gene Siegel, Hunter Hurst IV
This report provides the results of an on-site family court assessment conducted in 2005 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Philadelphia Family Court. The focus of the project was the Court's handling of child maltreatment cases. The Philadelphia Family Court was part of Pennsylvania's first Court Improvement Program assessment process in 1998,a series of court improvement assessments of its Model Dependency Court in 2000, and efforts to transfer selected procedures court wide …
Marquette County Juvenile Division of the Probate Court Accountability Forum - On-Site Technical Assistance Report
Gene Siegel, Donald Shaw
This document reports on a technical assistance project for Marquette County's (Michigan) Juvenile Division. The project was conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, and involved their review of the County's Accountability Forum, a court-administered program to intervene with court-involved youth and their families, and based on aspects of juvenile drug courts.
Children's Advocacy Centers in Ohio: An Effective Multidisciplinary Approach to Investigating Child Abuse
This issue reviews Ohio's use of its child advocacy centers and inter-agency coordination in responding to and investigating reports of child abuse.
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.