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Found 60 results for "Patrick Griffin"

 Year  Title
1999 

School Violence Prevention in Pennsylvania

Patrick Griffin

This issue of Pennsylvania Progress reports on the general problem of school violence and how School Resource Officers (law enforcement personnel within the schools) can help to prevent this recurring problem. School-based probation is also discussed, as are student assistance programs and safe schools grants.

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.

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 …

1999 

Violence in Schools

Patrick Griffin

This report provides highlights of articles and online sites about school violence issues.

2000 

Separate Tables: Interagency Information Sharing in Real Life

Patrick Griffin

This document talks about the outcome of a multidisciplinary working group convention held in Pittsburgh that recently drafted a memorandum of understanding on local interagency information sharing. Offered here is a detailed look at the way the various parties overcame their differences. This document is intended to be instructive to anyone engaged in a similar search for ways to streamline and simplify information exchange among a range of youth service agencies.

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.

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

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]

2000 

Rethinking Juvenile Probation: The Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice Revisited

Patrick Griffin

This report discusses the original Desktop Guide after ten years, and presents revisions currently being considered by practitioners for a new edition.

2000 

Assessing Detained Youth in Pennsylvania

Patrick Griffin

This report offers a discussion of the assessment of detained youth in Pennsylvania, with the Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument - Second Version, or MAYSI-2. MAYSI-2 is currently being administered to all new admissions at 10 juvenile detention centers in connection with the Mental Health Assessment Project, an effort to gather information on the mental health status of Pennsylvania's youth in detention and improve facilities' handling of mental health issues.

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