Found 60 results for "Patrick Griffin"

 Year  Title
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 …

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.

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.

2003 

Trying and Sentencing Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer and Blended Sentencing Laws

Patrick Griffin

A comprehensive look at state laws authorizing the criminal prosecution and sentencing of juveniles. It updates a 1998 work by NCJJ, reflecting all changes in state statutes made through the 2002 legislative sessions, and also discussing 'blended sentencing' laws.

2003 

The State of Juvenile Detention in Pennsylvania, 2003

Patrick Griffin

This report examines the Pennsylvania Juvenile Detention Assessment Project, a statewide study of the condition and needs of the field, and reveals the current state of juvenile detention in Pennsylvania. [NCJRS Annotation]

2004 

Three Innovative Court-Involved Reentry Programs

Patrick Griffin

This document spotlights the efforts of three jurisdictions to improve outcomes for juvenile offenders returning to the community after completing a period of court-ordered placement. Two of the three programs featured - the Reentry Initiative in Marion County, Indiana and the West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services Reentry Court Program - have implemented a court-managed approach operating much in the manner of the drug court model, one of several promising approaches supported by the …

2004 

Aftercare: The Sequel

Patrick Griffin

This article describes Allegheny County's (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) highly structured, intensive, and innovative aftercare approach for juveniles returning to their families and communities from residential treatment. Provides readers with steps being taken to improve aftercare generally for juveniles across the state by looking first at transition planning and oversight before a juveniles released from an institution. Also, why aftercare is important, full engagement of released juveniles, services and support, rejoining the educational mainstream, networking, tutoring and …

2004 

Baseline Measures for Illinois: The MacArthur Foundation's Juvenile Justice Initiative

Patrick Griffin, Susanna Zawacki, Charles Puzzanchera, Patricia Torbet

This report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice constructs baseline measures of juvenile justice data and trends in Illinois. From these benchmarks, progress in juvenile justice system reform may be measured. The Illinois initiative, sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, follows the Foundation's 'Model Systems Framework', which focuses on these key system goals: 1) Incarceration reductions/Diversion increases; 2) Reductions in race disparities; 3) Reduction in transfers to the adult criminal …

2004 

Aftercare, Part One: The Before Part

Patrick Griffin

This publication explores what it takes to provide good aftercare, describes steps being taken to help jurisdictions throughout Pennsylvania to meet minimum aftercare standards, and profiles one local jurisdiction that is a model of excellence in the vital area of pre-release planning and oversight.

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