Found 22 results for "Gene Siegel"
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.
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 …
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, …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.