Found 37 results for "Gregory Halemba"
Wyoming Children's Justice Project: Third District Court (Sweetwater County) Children's Justice Project: Three Years Later - Final Report
In 2007, the Sweetwater Children’s Justice Project (CJP) invited the National Center for Juvenile Justice to conduct an initial analysis of the Third District Court’s juvenile court processing in child abuse and neglect cases, as well as to offer recommendations. This report is a three year follow-up from the initial 2008 report which highlighted strengths, potential areas for improvement, “best practices” recommendations, and analysis of Jcats Wyoming, a pilot of an automated dependency case tracking …
Washtenaw County Trial Court Family Division/Juvenile Center On-Site Technical Assistance Report
Patrick Griffin, Gregory Halemba, Doug Thomas
This document reports on the results of a technical assistance project conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, to conduct a site visit and review a number of operational areas in the Juvenile Center of the Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor), Michigan, Trial Court/Family Division. This report summarizes the general impressions formed, recommends improvements in several areas, and provides additional information and resources to help the Court in following those recommendations. Areas for improvement include: …
Waiting for Justice: Moving Young Offenders Through the Juvenile Court Process
Gregory Halemba, Jeffrey Butts
Documents the extent of processing delays in juvenile and family courts, identifies the correlates of delay, and evaluates the methods currently used to control delay.
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 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 …
Screening at Intake for Related Family Cases
Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV, Imogene Montgomery
This bulletin reports on a study of delinquency and dependency cases in several Ohio counties to determine the level of court involvement of adult family members.
Plan for a State-Wide Juvenile Court Reporting System in Ohio - Recommendations of the Juvenile Data Definition Task Force
Gregory Halemba, Patricia Torbet
This booklet describes a plan developed by a task force for a state wide Juvenile Court Reporting System in Ohio. This plan was developed over seven months and four meetings with the assistance of the National Center for Juvenile Justice under a contract with the Supreme Court of Ohio. This plan 1) identifies the need for a system 2) provides an overview of the proposed state-wide reporting system 3) describes the pilot effort.
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 …
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.
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.