Found 60 results for "Patrick Griffin"

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Models for Change Innovations in Practice

Patrick Griffin

This report was assembled by NCJJ to report the progress of Models for Change Core States reform about 5 years into the demonstration site work in the first Models for Change core state, Pennsylvania. The brief was released in conjunction with the Models for Change 5th National Conference and provides a concise overview of the national project.

1998 

A Special Report on Minority Overrepresentation and the Juvenile Probation Response

Patrick Griffin

Since the "DMC" (for "disproportionate minority confinement") issue first captured the serious attention of government officials, academics, and juvenile justice professionals in the 1980's, there has been plenty of debate over how to account for it. Though there have been few firm conclusions to date, Congress has called on states to assess the extent to which minorities are disproportionately confined within their borders, isolate the causes, and take corrective action, or risk losing incentive grant …

1998 

What Can Juvenile Probation Do to Help Reduce Minority Overrepresentation in the Juvenile Justice System?

Patrick Griffin

This report, which grew out of a 1996 meeting of juvenile probation professionals and researchers, is intended to suggest practical ways in which the juvenile probation profession can contribute on a daily basis to an understanding of, and reduction in, minority overrepresentation in the juvenile justice system.

1998 

Analysis of State Transfer Provisions Regarding H.R. 3 Mandate

Patrick Griffin, Patricia Torbet, Melanie Bozynski

This analysis focused specifically on the age and offense requirements stipulated in H.R. 3 (juvenile at least 15 years old / murder, aggravated sexual assault, and assault with a firearm) and the transfer provisions of statutory exclusion or direct file (first chart) and mandatory waiver (second chart).

1998 

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.

1999 

Establishing a Continuum of Accountability-Based Sanctions for Juveniles: Allegheny County's Experience

Patrick Griffin

This document discusses Allegheny County's (Pittsburgh, PA) experience with accountability-based sanctions for juveniles. The Accountability-Based Community Intervention or ABC Project called for a complete reassessment of youthful offenders, as well as the 'development and implementation of a whole series of community-based intervention programs emphasizing individual accountability within a system of graduated sanctions.

1999 

Developing and Administering Accountability-Based Sanctions for Juveniles

Patrick Griffin

This JAIBG Bulletin provides helpful information on best practices for the juvenile court and the probation area. This bulletin sets forth what is entailed in holding offenders accountable, details the roles of the juvenile court and probation department, identifies key elements of programs that promote accountability, and describes effective community-based initiatives.

1999 

Juvenile Probation in the Schools

Patrick Griffin

The report discusses juvenile probation in the schools and describes several programs around the country that offer this service. According to the author, there exist both pros and cons in these programs. Having the probation officer in the school cuts a step from the juvenile delinquent's rehabilitation process -- i.e., he can go to school to be educated and reformed at the same time. The probation officer in the school can also develop a better …

1999 

Juvenile Aftercare Services

Patrick Griffin

This report reviews the subject of juvenile aftercare services and provides brief summaries of current publications on the topic.

1999 

Juvenile and Family Drug Courts

Patrick Griffin

This report reviews the subject of drug courts and provides brief summaries of current publications on the topic.

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