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Found 60 results for "Patrick Griffin"

 Year  Title
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 

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 

A Study of the Quality of Purchased Legal Assistance for Children in Maryland

Patrick Griffin, Gregory Halemba

This report was published in 2000 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) and offers the final report of a study on the quality of purchased legal assistance for Maryland children. NCJJ's research on this began when the Maryland Judiciary's Foster Care Court Improvement Project (FCCIP) commissioned them to study Maryland's method of obtaining legal assistance for children involved in the Children in Need of Assistance (CINA) and Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) …

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.

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 

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.

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 …

1999 

Crime Victims' Rights and Crime Victim Assistance

Patrick Griffin

This article offers an overview of victims' rights issues in the criminal and juvenile justice systems, and summarizes recent reports and other publications on the subject.

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.

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