Found 37 results for "Gregory Halemba"


Lehigh County (Allentown, PA) Court of Common Pleas On-Site Recommendations and Report

Gregory Halemba, Rachael Lord

This report provides the results of a three-day court assessment conducted in 2004 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Lehigh County (Allentown, PA) Court of Common Pleas. The focus of the project was the Court's handling of child maltreatment cases. This project was part of Pennsylvania's Court Improvement Program reassessment, and involved several other county court systems in addition to Lehigh County. This report offers eleven recommendations for court improvement that …


Lorain County (OH) Family Court Pilot Project: Processing of Children Services Cases

Hunter Hurst IV, Gregory Halemba

The Lorain County (OH) participated in Ohio's Family Court Feasibility Study. As part of that initiative, the National Center for Juvenile Justice reviewed the County's practices in handling its child welfare cases, and made recommendations on incorporating best practices, and produced this report for the County.


Nebraska State Court Improvement Project On-Site Technical Assistance Report: Automated Tracking of Juvenile Matters

Gregory Halemba

This report on an assessment of Nebraska juvenile court case management makes recommendations to improve tracking of juvenile matters, with special emphasis on abuse, neglect, and dependency cases, and consistent with federal and state guidelines for timely case processing. The author visited the State Court Administrators Office and met with the Information Management Services Department.


Ohio Family Court Feasibility Study: Summary of Major Recommendations

Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV, Richard Gable

This is a summary of recommendations resulting from a report prepared for the Supreme Court of Ohio. The Family Court Feasibility Study was an in-depth examination of court proceedings in a wide range of family matters over which a 'family court' may assume jurisdiction. Family matters herein are defined as legal proceedings involving delinquency, dependency, divorce and dissolution, child custody, visitation, child support, adoption, guardianship and domestic violence.


Oklahoma Court Assessment Project

Gregory Halemba

This document reports on an assessment of Oklahoma court handling of child abuse, neglect and dependency cases, conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice. Major sections of the report include: a review of state statutory provisions and court rules governing court proceedings; findings from a court assessment survey; case study findings; and a summary of recommendations. Appendices cover project survey items and a membership listing for the court assessment's advisory committee.


Overview of Allegheny County Juvenile Court Dependency Case Tracking System

Hunter Hurst IV, Gregory Halemba

This is a brief look at the operation of CMIS (Case Management Information System), an automated dependency case tracking system developed for Allegheny County (Pittsburgh, PA).


Overview of Child Abuse and Neglect: Trends and Roles of the Child Welfare Agency and the Juvenile Court

Patricia Torbet, Gregory Halemba, Melissa Sickmund

This overview provides information on the nature and extent of child victimization as well as the roles that the child welfare agency and the juvenile court play in the handling of cases of abuse and neglect.


Pennsylvania CIP Reassessment Study: Final Report with State-Level Recommendations

Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV, Susanna Zawacki, Rachael Lord

As part of a national court improvement project (CIP), the Philadelphia Family Court is responsible for a statewide assessment of Pennsylvania court processing of dependency matters. The National Center for Juvenile Justice was selected to conduct the initial assessment, which was completed in 1998. A number of site-specific and state-level recommendations were made at that time, with particular reference to Allegheny and Philadelphia County court reform.


Performance Measurement in Juvenile Court Dependency Proceedings: Examples of Output Reporting for a Model Management Information System

Richard Gable, Patricia Torbet, Gregory Halemba

Provides selected examples of output reports designed to meet operational management, and research needs of the dependency function in juvenile court and a brief overview of important design considerations.


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 …

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