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Found 60 results for "Patrick Griffin"

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2000 

Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules

Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin, Hunter Hurst IV, Lynn Rayn-MacKenzie

This report examines the use made of adult criminal sanctions by three states: Minnesota, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. The case studies detail each state's approach to reform, their significance, and their impact on the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The report summarizes the lessons learned from the case studies that could be useful to policymakers considering similar reform. [MORELINK]

2004 

Learning From Experience: Philadelphia's Program Development and Evaluation System

Patrick Griffin

This report describes Philadelphia's Program Development and Evaluation System (ProDES), a set of information-gathering and reporting arrangements for tracking delinquency program performance, and feeding it back to juvenile justice decision-makers and to the programs themselves.

2011 

Legal Boundaries Between the Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems in the United States

Patrick Griffin

'Every U.S. state distinguishes between juveniles and adults. Every state maintains one court and correctional system for juveniles, and another for adults. And every state sets limits upon eligibility for juvenile handling -- boundaries where childhood ends and adult criminal responsibility begins. But no two states draw these boundaries in precisely the same way.' [p. 1] The author goes on to review the types of juvenile transfer provisions used by state juvenile justice systems, and …

2008 

Models for Change 2008 Update: Gathering Forces

Patrick Griffin

This report was assembled by NCJJ to report the progress of Models for Change Core States reform about 2 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 3rd National Conference and provides an overview of the national project.

2009 

Models for Change 2009 Update: Core State Progress

Patrick Griffin

This 2009 Update describes the current status of Models for Change-supported work in all four core states [Pennsylvania, Illinois, Louisiana, and Washington], with more detail and progress highlights presented for those states where the initiative has been at work the longest. The MacArthur Foundation's Models for Change juvenile justice reform initiative was launched in Pennsylvania in 2004, added the other three core states, and now includes action networks in 14 other states, as well. …

2014 

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.

2003 

Models for Change Systems Reform In Juvenile Justice Framework

Pat Torbet, Patrick Griffin, Howard Snyder, Gregg Halemba, Doug Thomas

This matrix provides the original matrix of values, goal, practices and measures that were used to from the MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change, Systems Change in Juvenile Justice strategy in 2003-04. The matrix is a product of a planning retreat organized by NCJJ in 2003.

2001 

Painful Secrets: Helping Traumatized Girls in Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice System

Patrick Griffin

This report offers information on helping traumatized girls in Pennsylvania's juvenile justice system. According to the introduction, 'Researchers and practitioners alike are beginning to suspect that one vital key to understanding and reaching female delinquents may lie in the traumatic personal histories of so many of the girls themselves. According to this emerging view, traumatic memories - and the ability to keep those memories safely in the past - may explain a great …

2006 

Pennsylvania Juvenile Delinquency Benchbook

Patrick Griffin

This revised version of the Pennsylvania Juvenile Delinquency Benchbook is intended to serve as a practical tool for working judges, offering them convenient access to all the information they need to effectuate the underlying purposes of the Juvenile Act.

2000 

Pennsylvania's School Resource Officers

Patrick Griffin

This report explores the promise and possibilities of the School Resource Officer program in Pennsylvania, and highlights the work that police officers do to deter youth crime, promote understanding between juveniles and law enforcement, and make our schools as well as our streets safer for everyone

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