Found 14 results for "Teri Deal"
When Systems Collaborate: How Three Jurisdictions Improved their Handling of Dual-Status Cases
Douglas Thomas, Gene Siegel , Andrew Wachter , Teri Deal , Anne Rackow , Lauren Vessels, Gregg Halemba, Hunter Hurst
When Systems Collaborate (19 pages) provides case studies of three jurisdictions trying to coordinate information and services to youth with dual-status in both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. The jurisdictions were selected based on a 50-state survey of efforts to coordinate data and services to dual status youth and selects examples that provide starting places for developing solutions on a complex reform issue. The first example focuses on delinquency referral intake …
What is Continuous Quality Improvement
Anne Rackow, Teri Deal, Anne Fromknecht
NCJJ, a partner in OJJDP's State Training and Technical Assistance Center (STTAC), is pleased to announce a series of three briefs on Continuous Quality Improvement. These briefing papers describe the cyclical process of using data to assess performance, implementing improvement plans, and reassessing results and provide guidance to organizations wishing to engage in Continuous Quality Improvement practices.
School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project: A Practice Guide
Teri Deal, Cheri Ely, Mimari Hall, Shawn Marsh, Wendy Schiller, Logan Yelderman
This practice guide provides thorough and thoughtful guidance on implementing judicially led collaborations to address “school pathways to the juvenile justice system.” It is the product of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project. This project is providing technical assistance from experts in the field of juvenile justice and supportive school discipline to 16 demonstration sites across the country interested in developing multi-system, judicially …
Preparing for Continuous Quality Improvement
Anne Rackow, Teri Deal, Anne Fromknecht
One in a series of three briefs on Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), ”Preparing for Continuous Quality Improvement” offers guidance to organizations wishing to adopt CQI principles through three key steps: commitment to the process, focus on a specified goal, and clearly describing services and anticipated outcomes.
Measuring Subsequent Offending in Juvenile Probation
Teri Deal, Anne Rackow, Andrew Wachter
This StateScan publication is the 6th in a series that distills important knowledge from NCJJ’s new Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website. The authors organize results from an online search for available state-level recidivism reports. Most reports located focused on juvenile correction populations, but 14 reports were reviewed that included measures of reoffending for youth under probation supervision. This publication explores the different ways reoffending is measured for this population, including …
Implementing Effective Case Management Strategies: A Guide for Probation Administrators
Doug Thomas, Patricia Torbet, Teri Deal
This Special Projects Bulletin is designed to assist juvenile probation administrators to customize policies and procedures, establish decision-making guidelines, develop instruments and forms, and other resources for the purpose of developing and implementing effective case management practices in the context of local court/probation culture and statewide juvenile justice goals. The strategies discussed in this guide were developed and tested collaboratively by the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) and four Pennsylvania counties-Allegheny, Cambria, Lehigh and …
Evidence-Based Policies, Programs, and Practices in Juvenile Justice: Three States Achieving High Standards Through State Support Centers
Douglas Thomas, Nina Hyland, Teri Deal, Andrew Wachter, Samantha Zaleski
Evidence-Based Policies, Programs and Practices in Juvenile Justice (13 pages) provides case studies of three jurisdictions achieving high standards through state support centers. The jurisdictions were selected based on a 50-state survey of efforts to support evidence-based policies, programs and practices (EBPs) and selects examples that reflect an evolution toward greater sophistication and support for EBPs.
Continuous Quality Improvement Guide for Juvenile Justice Organizations
Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia, Teri Deal, Anne Rackow
The Continuous Quality Improvement Guide for Juvenile Justice Organizations is a product of the Quality Improvement Initiative (Qii). The Qii, supported by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, provided an opportunity for juvenile justice service providers to learn and apply a continuous quality improvement process to an intervention through training and technical assistance from NCJJ. This guide describes the process for juvenile justice organizations to …
Collecting Data and Sharing Information to Improve School-Justice Partnerships
Andrew Wachter, Hunter Hurst IV, Teri Deal, Douglas Thomas
Juvenile courts nationwide handle cases referred by schools for truancy or behavioral incidents. Since 2012, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has trained jurisdictions on strategies and policies to reduce the number of referrals to the juvenile justice system for school-based behaviors. The NCJFCJ has provided technical assistance to communities seeking to develop multidisciplinary teams to address school-justice issues, commonly referred to as School-Justice Partnerships (SJPs). A consistent lesson learned from …
Chester County Intake Diversion Program Final Report
Andrew Wachter, Teri Deal
In 2009, with support from Models for Change, Chester County, Pennsylvania developed an Intake Diversion Program. The National Center for Juvenile Justice collaborated with other experts in the field of juvenile justice including the Juvenile Law Center (JLC), the Council of Juvenile Court Administrators (CJCA), and the National Youth Screening & Assessment Project (NYSAP) to assist the Chester County Juvenile Probation in their diversion efforts. A data-driven protocol was developed with additional insight from …