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Found 22 results for "Gene Siegel"
Interim Assessment of The Pima County Model Court Project: Final Report
Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel, Hunter Hurst IV
This document, published in February 1998 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, offers an interim assessment of the Pima County Model Court Project in (Tucson) Arizona. According to the introduction, 'This report examines the first eight months of this pilot effort and provides an assessment of the degree to which court proceedings in child abuse, neglect and dependency cases (herein referred to as dependency cases) have improved; describes how the model court pilot …
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.
Ohio Department of Youth Services Subsidy Grant Monitoring: On-Site Technical Assistance Report
This report provides commentary and recommendations to the Ohio Department of Youth Services' (DYS) Bureau of Subsidies, after a technical assistance visit by the author. Areas studied included current DYS program monitoring efforts; purpose and elements of monitoring; approaches used in other jurisdictions; establishing priorities; and preferred practices and standards to follow. The appendix contains a lengthy list of national, state-based, and professional association websites and other resources relevant to program areas monitored by DYS.
Pima County Juvenile Court Overrepresentation of Minority Youth On-Site Technical Assistance Report
Gene Siegel, Rachael Gunn
This document reports on technical assistance provided to the Pima County Juvenile Court in 2002 regarding equitable treatment of minority youth. The assistance involved 1) commentary on the Arizona Supreme Court's Commission on Minorities report; 2) interviews with juvenile court representatives; 3) search for best practices and other information on the issue; and 4) identification of people and resources to aid in local strategic planning efforts to address the issue. Programs from other jurisdictions are …
Pima County Model Court Project Summary of Follow-up Assessment
Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel
The Pima County (Tucson, AZ) Model Court Project was an ambitious pilot effort to improve the timeliness and content of judicial proceedings in cases involving abused, neglected and dependent children. This project was intended to 'front-load' the court process, which refers to setting in place procedures to ensure that all parties to court proceedings begin actively participating at the earliest point possible and doing all they can to minimize the length of time children …
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 …
The Impact of Model Court Reform in Arizona on the Processing of Child Abuse and Neglect Cases
Gregory Halemba, Gene Siegel, Rachael Dunn, Susanna Zawacki
Arizona juvenile courts have taken a series of steps over the past five years to improve the quality of timeliness of court proceedings in child abuse and neglect matters. These efforts encompass both procedural reforms to front-load the early hearing process as well as reforms that require a clearly demarcated permanency hearing and permanency determination process. A comparative analysis of the impact of these changes in four selected counties reveals that child abuse …
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 …
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 …