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Found 36 results for "Patricia Torbet"
Raising the Bar: Pennsylvania's Long-Term Strategy for Improving Delinquency Practice Statewide
Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin
Pennsylvania is engaged in an ambitious effort to build a "comprehensive model system" for identifying, appropriately diverting, and effectively serving and treating court-involved youth with behavioral health disorders. This issue of Pennsylvania Progress will describe all of these identified building blocks and the ongoing state and county efforts to cement them into day-to-day practice.
State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime 1996-1997 Update
Patricia Torbet, Linda Szymanski
Documents legislative changes for 1996 and 1997. Analyzes State laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime. This Bulletin highlights trends concerning jurisdictional authority, judicial disposition/sentencing authority, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. Seven tables are included.
State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime
Analyzes state laws enacted during 1992-1995 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime.
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.
Trying Juveniles as Adults in Criminal Court: An Analysis of State Transfer Provisions
Patricia Torbet, Linda Szymanski, Patrick Griffin
This report describes provisions by which juveniles are tried as adults in criminal court for serious/violent offenses in every state as of the end of the 1997 legislative session. It also describes statutory mechanisms for reverse waiver and those that permanently terminate juvenile court jurisdiction over juveniles previously tried or convicted as adults. An appendix provides a state by state summary of transfer provisions, as well as age offense criteria for each.
Youth Case Processing in the State of Wyoming: An Analysis of Four Counties - Report to the Wyoming Department of Family Services
Adrienne Freng, Carter Rees, Gene Siegel, Patricia Torbet, Hunter Hurst IV
This report analyzes four Wyoming counties regarding their youth case processing.