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Found 60 results for "Patrick Griffin"

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2006 

Getting Out of Trouble: The Pathways to Desistance Study

Patrick Griffin

This paper describes the features and preliminary findings of a study entitled 'Pathways to Desistance,' which is examining how, why, and under what circumstances the nature and frequency of crimes differ by age group, with attention to the decline in criminal activity as individuals grow older.

2008 

Hunter Hurst Retires

Patrick Griffin

This is a tribute to Hunter Hurst, the founding director of the National Center for Juvenile Justice, upon his retirement after 35 years. 'Over his nearly 35 years as director, Hurst guided NCJJ from a bare concept -- an independently funded "research and problem solving center" for juvenile court judges and practitioners -- to a nationally renowned research, policy development, and technical assistance organization.'

1999 

Juvenile Accountability in Pennsylvania: The Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant

Patrick Griffin

This issue of Pennsylvania Progress, discusses Pennsylvania's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant Program (JAIBG), which is intended to promote greater accountability in the juvenile justice system. A history of the program is first offered, and then the article talks about where JAIBG money in Pennsylvania is going for local innovations. According to the document, 'Two of the broadest purpose areas for which JAIBG program funding is available are 'developing and administering accountability-based sanctions for juvenile …

2001 

Juvenile Accountability, Continued: Update on the JAIBG Program in PA

Patrick Griffin

This report provides an update of the Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants (JAIBG) Program in Pennsylvania. The JAIBG Program is a broad-scale effort, now in its third year, to promote juvenile accountability nationwide through incentive grants to local communities. This issue offers a current look at the experience of local communities participating in the program. It describes the projects to which the funds have been devoted, the planning and collaboration behind the projects, the obstacles …

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.

2005 

Juvenile Court-Controlled Reentry: Three Practice Models

Patrick Griffin

This bulletin examines three jurisdictions in which local juvenile courts and their probation departments directly oversee the return of juveniles from residential placements - Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania; Marion County (Indianapolis), Indiana; and rural West Virginia counties participating in the state's Division of Juvenile Services Reentry Court Program.

2003 

Juvenile Detention: The Philadelphia Alternative

Patrick Griffin

This article focuses on juvenile detention and its alternatives in Philadelphia. Largely as a result of a federal class action lawsuit about overcrowding in the city's only secure juvenile detention center, city leaders moved to reform the juvenile detention plan, building on the partnership between the Family Court and the Department of Human Services. Philadelphia's many in-home juvenile supervision alternatives to detention are described, including the Pre-Hearing Intensive Supervision program and the Detention Diversion Advocacy …

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 …

2010 

Juvenile Transfer to Criminal Court Provisions by State, 2009

Patrick Griffin

This document offers detailed, state-by-state provisions of juvenile transfer laws, and is current as of the end of 2009 state legislative sessions. Aspects of transfer law described include: lower and upper ages; terms of discretionary waiver, presumptive waiver, mandatory waiver, statutory waiver, reverse waiver, and direct file; terms of "once an adult, always an adult" jurisdiction; and terms of juvenile blended sentencing and criminal blended sentencing.

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