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Found 37 results for "Gregory Halemba"

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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.


Effectively Intervening with Dual Jurisdiction Youth in Ohio

Gregory Halemba, Rachael Lord

This publication reports on a variety of activities jointly administered by the Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to improve both the interaction between child welfare and judicial systems, and on the effectiveness of intervention in cases involving families where judicial action is required.


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 …


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.


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, …


Wyoming Children's Justice Project: Third District Court (Sweetwater County) Children's Justice Project: Three Years Later - Final Report

Gregory Halemba

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 …


Developing Coordinated Local Responses to Address the Needs of Ohio's Aging Population

Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV

This edition of Children, Families and the Courts: Ohio Bulletin examines a number of issues related to Aging services and providing a seamless cradle to grave family support system in Ohio. The newsletter opens with a summary of Ohio's state summit on Aging and provides examples of county innovations presented at the conference.

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