Found 50 results for "Melissa Sickmund"

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1999 

Violence After School

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

Data from the Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report document the need for schools and communities to develop strategies for reducing juvenile violence during the hour just after students leave school.

2007 

The Relative Rate of Death in Juvenile Facilities

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

The authors use recent data to explore rates of fatal injuries in residential juvenile custody facilities.

2010 

Statement to the Interbranch Commission

Melissa Sickmund

These are the remarks of Melissa Sickmund, the Chief of Systems Research for the National Center for Juvenile Justice, to the Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission. The Commission was convened in 2009 to investigate 'a highly publicized judicial corruption scandal involving millions of dollars in alleged payoffs to two judges and rights violations of thousands of juvenile defendants in Luzerne County's juvenile court.' [From Commission web site] It produced its final report in May 2010. …

2000 

State Custody Rates, 1997

Melissa Sickmund

This OJJDP Bulletin notes that the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement improves custody rate statistics in several ways, particularly through its inclusion of State-specific custody rates for private facilities. The analysis determined custody rates for each State as of October 29, 1997, based on the State where the offense occurred. [MORELINK]

2011 

Scare Tactic Interventions: What Happened to "First, Do No Harm"?

Shawn Marsh, Melissa Sickmund

The authors discuss the unwarranted support for "Scared Straight!" types of delinquency prevention or intervention programs. This article appeared in the Spring 2011 issue of Juvenile and Family Justice Today.

1990 

Runaways in Juvenile Courts

Melissa Sickmund

2006 

Portraits of Contemporary Adolescent Offending: Findings from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

Melissa Sickmund

This is a set of slides from a presentation by Melissa Sickmund of the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ), at the 2006 National Institute of Justice conference. It highlights the findings about delinquency and other problem behaviors from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth '97, a nationally representative sample of almost 9000 youth aged 12-16. These findings were previously presented in a NCJJ report entitled, 'Self-Reported Law-Violating Behavior from Adolescence to Early …

1995 

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.

2000 

Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997

Melissa Sickmund

Presents findings from Juvenile Court Statistics 1997, the latest in a series of annual reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Although courts with juvenile jurisdiction handle a variety of cases, including abuse, neglect, adoption, and traffic violations, Juvenile Court Statistics reports focus on the disposition of delinquency cases and formally processed status offense cases.

1997 

Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995

Melissa Sickmund

Presents findings from Juvenile Court Statistics 1995, the latest in a series of annual reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Although courts with juvenile jurisdiction handle a variety of cases, including abuse, neglect, adoption, and traffic violations, Juvenile Court Statistics reports focus on the disposition of delinquency cases and formally processed status offense cases.

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