Found 37 results for "Pat Torbet"
Functional Requirements for an Automated Case Tracking and Management Information System in the 26th Judicial District Juvenile Court
Patricia Torbet, Howard Snyder
Under an OJJDP grant, the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) offered technical assistance on the functional requirements for an automated case tracking and management information system for the 26th Judicial District Juvenile Court (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.) The system was recommended to address problems such as pre-trial delays, and to provide efficiencies in many other areas of juvenile court management.
Design Principles for Juvenile Court Information Systems
Poorly designed information systems do not improve by application of new technology; they only produce information of little utility more rapidly. Effective information systems begin with good design. This document presents a design that juvenile courts can use to guide the development of an information system that serves the court's operational, management information and research needs, and that also addresses the state court's need for juvenile court information.
Street Gangs: A Review of the Research
A brief summary of research findings to assist juvenile justice practitioners in their decision making on street gangs.
A Special Report on Juvenile Crack Dealers
This monograph specifically addresses the ramification of street level dealing of crack by young inner-city males. It also addresses some of the issues facing juvenile courts and probation departments with respect to this problem.
Organization and Administration of Juvenile Services: Probation, Aftercare, and State Delinquent Institutions
Hunter Hurst IV, Patricia Torbet
One-page profiles for each state and the District of Columbia that present information concerning the court(s) exercising juvenile jurisdiction and the administration of juvenile probation and aftercare services and state institutions for delinquent youth. The document includes national comparisons and a summary of recent changes in the organization/administration of juvenile services in the states.
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.
(Original) Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice
Patricia Torbet, Melissa Sickmund
A widely influential desk reference and training resource, distributed to juvenile probation departments in virtually every county in America, it has served the field well as a comprehensive treatment of theory and practice of juvenile probation, a handy collection of standards and best practice information, and a text and starting point for a widely used fundamental skills training curriculum. The overview of the juvenile justice system presents a brief history of the juvenile justice system and …
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.
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.
Juvenile Court and Juvenile Justice System Reform: An Annotated Bibliography
Patricia Torbet, Imogene Montgomery
The first section of this annotated bibliography provides abstracts and additional references on recent articles addressing juvenile court and juvenile justice system reform. The second section summarizes the positions advanced by selected organizations and foundations, and the final section provides abstracts of selected State task force and commission responses to juvenile justice reform. These reports are included not only to demonstrate the diversity of opinion that has emerged from state planning efforts, but …