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Found 60 results for "Patrick Griffin"

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2002 

Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice

Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin

A widely influential desk reference and training resource, the Desktop Guide was originally issued more than a decade ago. 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. But much has changed in …

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.

2008 

Different from Adults: An Updated Analysis of Juvenile Transfer and Blended Sentencing Laws, With Recommendations for Reform

Patrick Griffin

This report maps the current landscape of state laws governing the trial, sentencing, and sanctioning of juveniles as adults. It summarize the transfer and blended sentencing laws of all 50 states and the District of Columbia as of the beginning of 2008. It also explores data on the volume and characteristics of youth who are being impacted by these laws, and calls attention to some simple measures that states can take to make …

2008 

Doing Something About DMC

Patrick Griffin

Pennsylvania is increasingly being recognized as a leader in the national effort to understand and address minority over representation in the juvenile justice system. This issue of Pennsylvania Progress describes the work that was being done across the state, and give a sense of what still needs be done to realize Pennsylvania's vision of a truly "fair and unbiased" juvenile justice system.

2000 

Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws in Pennsylvania

Patrick Griffin

This report describes efforts being made in Pennsylvania to reduce underage drinking through community action.

2002 

EPIC-SCAN: Educating Physicans In Their Communities - Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect

Patrick Griffin

This document reports on EPIC-SCAN (Educating Physicians in Their Communities - Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect), a program that trains Pennsylvania's primary care providers to recognize signs of maltreatment in their patients and to respond appropriately.

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 

Establishing Balanced and Restorative Justice in Your Juvenile Court: The Judge's Role

Patrick Griffin

This publication is addressed to juvenile and family court judges, in order to help them understand the fundamentals of balanced and restorative justice (BARJ), and their role in establishing this approach in their court.

2003 

Federal Placement Assistance Funding for Delinquency Services

Patrick Griffin, Gregory Halemba

This publication guides Ohio juvenile courts in making changes in their handling of cases in order to comply with the mandates of the Federal Title IV-E Foster Care program.

2003 

Following the Money: Funding of Juvenile Justice Services in PA

Patrick Griffin

This report outlines the process of funding for juvenile justice services in the State of Pennsylvania focusing on the reimbursement system and funding innovations made possible under Legislative Act 148. Pennsylvania legislative Act No. 148 decisively restructured the way services for Pennsylvania juveniles were funded, as well as giving local communities both incentives and resources to intervene with delinquent youth closer to home.

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