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Found 54 results for "Hunter Hurst"
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 …
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 …
2013 Washington State Targeted Areas of Improvement & Strategic Opportunity for Technical Assistance Data Inventory
Andrew Wachter, Gene Siegel, Hunter Hurst
As part of the National Resource Bank for the MacArthur Foundation's Models for Change initiative, NCJJ is responsible for documenting the progress and outcomes of reform efforts aligned with the initiative. The 2013 Washington Targeted Areas of Improvement Report is the final in a series of data inventory reports that document Washington Models for Change progress and outcomes. This Endpoints Edition additionally accounts for which emerging models were sustained and summarizes …
Developing Coordinated Local Responses to Address the Needs of Ohio's Aging Population
Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV
This edition of Children, Families and the Courts: Ohio Bulletin examines a number of issues related to Aging services and providing a seamless cradle to grave family support system in Ohio. The newsletter opens with a summary of Ohio's state summit on Aging and provides examples of county innovations presented at the conference.
Models for Change Update 2012: Headlines
This report assembles the state and local headlines of the MacArthur Foundation's Models for Change national systems reform initiative. The report was produced as the initiative enters into a new phase of national dissemination in 2013 and 2014. The author highlights twenty stories, which have helped move the line in a positive direction for youth and applying a data-driven approach.
Ohio Family and Children First
Ohio historically has led the way in integrating leadership and coordination of health, education, and social services for children and families. Since the early 1990s, Family and Children First Councils (FCFCs) in every Ohio county have provided the structure for energetic local leadership and collaboration, capacity development, seamless service coordination, and family empowerment and engagement. This issue of Children, Families and the Courts will provide some background on the history and activities of FCFCs, …
Ohio Family Courts
Hunter Hurst IV
This issue of the Ohio Children, Families and the Court Bulletin briefly examines Ohio's role in the birth and growth of the family court idea, places Ohio family courts in the current national context, characterizes the various types of family court approaches being taken across the state, and provides an in-depth look at innovative family courts in selected Ohio counties.
Ohio Summit On Children
Hunter Hurst IV
This edition of the Ohio Children, Families, and the Courts Bulletin briefly examines the Summit, highlights some of the planning tools developed for the conference and their online availability, summarizes detail reflected in counties' initial planning agendas, and categorizes the recommendations for state-level improvements. The bulletin concludes with the next steps for the local planning teams. [MORELINK]
Child Savers - Born Again
Hunter Hurst III
The author discusses the inadequacy of the IJA-ABA Joint Commission on Juvenile Justice's 1976 Standards, the adultification of juvenile offenders, and suggests that an adversarial process in juvenile justice is fundamentally unfair.
Pennsylvania CIP Reassessment Study: Final Report with State-Level Recommendations
Gregory Halemba, Hunter Hurst IV, Susanna Zawacki, Rachael Lord
As part of a national court improvement project (CIP), the Philadelphia Family Court is responsible for a statewide assessment of Pennsylvania court processing of dependency matters. The National Center for Juvenile Justice was selected to conduct the initial assessment, which was completed in 1998. A number of site-specific and state-level recommendations were made at that time, with particular reference to Allegheny and Philadelphia County court reform.