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Found 54 results for "Hunter Hurst"
Ohio Summit On Children
Hunter Hurst IV
This edition of the Ohio Children, Families, and the Courts Bulletin briefly examines the Summit, highlights some of the planning tools developed for the conference and their online availability, summarizes detail reflected in counties' initial planning agendas, and categorizes the recommendations for state-level improvements. The bulletin concludes with the next steps for the local planning teams. [MORELINK]
Ohio Family Courts
Hunter Hurst IV
This issue of the Ohio Children, Families and the Court Bulletin briefly examines Ohio's role in the birth and growth of the family court idea, places Ohio family courts in the current national context, characterizes the various types of family court approaches being taken across the state, and provides an in-depth look at innovative family courts in selected Ohio counties.
Ohio Family Court Pilot Assessment: Lorain County Pilot: Case Management Conferences in Divorces
Hunter Hurst IV
This document presents an assessment of a pilot project in the Lorain County Domestic Relations Court to establish procedures and programs to enhance the coordination and efficient management of family cases in the local court system. An important goal of the model project was to revise local juvenile and domestic court rules into 'family court rules' that would enhance the court's ability to manage its domestic and juvenile caseload in a timely and efficient …
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.
Ohio Family and Children First
Ohio historically has led the way in integrating leadership and coordination of health, education, and social services for children and families. Since the early 1990s, Family and Children First Councils (FCFCs) in every Ohio county have provided the structure for energetic local leadership and collaboration, capacity development, seamless service coordination, and family empowerment and engagement. This issue of Children, Families and the Courts will provide some background on the history and activities of FCFCs, …
Northampton County (Easton, PA) Juvenile Court On-Site Recommendations and Report
Hunter Hurst IV
This report provides the results of a three-day juvenile court assessment conducted in December 2004 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Northampton County (Easton, PA) Juvenile Court. The focus of the project was the Court's handling of abuse, neglect, and abandonment cases. This report summarizes basic impressions formed during the site visit, places them in the context of Pennsylvania's overall Court Improvement Program, and offers eleven recommendations for further court …
Models for Change Update 2012: Headlines
This report assembles the state and local headlines of the MacArthur Foundation's Models for Change national systems reform initiative. The report was produced as the initiative enters into a new phase of national dissemination in 2013 and 2014. The author highlights twenty stories, which have helped move the line in a positive direction for youth and applying a data-driven approach.
Minorities in Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice System
Hunter Hurst IV, Susanna Zawacki
This report summarizes the main points that emerge from analysis of various databases for 2001, including three- and thirteen-year trends in disproportionate minority contact (DMC).
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.
Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules
Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin, Hunter Hurst IV, Lynn Rayn-MacKenzie
This report examines the use made of adult criminal sanctions by three states: Minnesota, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. The case studies detail each state's approach to reform, their significance, and their impact on the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The report summarizes the lessons learned from the case studies that could be useful to policymakers considering similar reform. [MORELINK]