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Found 37 results for "Pat Torbet"

 Year  Title
1998 

Analysis of State Transfer Provisions Regarding H.R. 3 Mandate

Patrick Griffin, Patricia Torbet, Melanie Bozynski

This analysis focused specifically on the age and offense requirements stipulated in H.R. 3 (juvenile at least 15 years old / murder, aggravated sexual assault, and assault with a firearm) and the transfer provisions of statutory exclusion or direct file (first chart) and mandatory waiver (second chart).

1998 

State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime 1996-1997 Update

Patricia Torbet, Linda Szymanski

Documents legislative changes for 1996 and 1997. Analyzes State laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime. This Bulletin highlights trends concerning jurisdictional authority, judicial disposition/sentencing authority, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. Seven tables are included.

1997 

Balanced and Restorative Justice: Implementing the Philosophy

Patricia Torbet, Doug Thomas

This document provides a step-by-step description of Pennsylvania's ongoing implementation of the Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) philosophy, as mandated by a fundamental revision of the state's Juvenile Act in 1995. System-wide strategic planning addressed needs-based budgeting, organizational self-assessment, and BARJ principles applied to secure care.

1997 

Juvenile Probation Administrators' Desktop Guide

Doug Thomas, Patricia Torbet

This publication offers a desktop guide for juvenile probation administrators. Sections provide guidelines in the following areas: principles of public administration; organization matters; leadership and management; strategic planning; budgeting; personnel management, policies, functions and planning; management of human resources; managing policies and procedures; automated information systems in juvenile probation; volunteers in juvenile probation; and public information/media relations.

1996 

Probation USA

Patricia Torbet

This report gives a comprehensive but brief overview of the juvenile probation officer profession.

1996 

Juvenile Court and Juvenile Justice System Reform: An Annotated Bibliography

Patricia Torbet, Imogene Montgomery

The first section of this annotated bibliography provides abstracts and additional references on recent articles addressing juvenile court and juvenile justice system reform. The second section summarizes the positions advanced by selected organizations and foundations, and the final section provides abstracts of selected State task force and commission responses to juvenile justice reform. These reports are included not only to demonstrate the diversity of opinion that has emerged from state planning efforts, but …

1996 

State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime

Patricia Torbet

Analyzes state laws enacted during 1992-1995 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime.

1996 

Juvenile Probation: The Workhorse of the Juvenile Justice System

Patricia Torbet

This bulletin gives various information and statistics on the field of juvenile probation and was prepared, in part, based upon responses to a nation-wide survey of juvenile probation officers and administrators conducted in 1992 by the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ). The survey was part of efforts by NCJJ's Juvenile Probation Officer Initiative (JPOI) to address the needs of juvenile probation officers nationally through applied research, program development, technical assistance, and information dissemination.'

1995 

Performance Measurement in Juvenile Court Dependency Proceedings: Examples of Output Reporting for a Model Management Information System

Richard Gable, Patricia Torbet, Gregory Halemba

Provides selected examples of output reports designed to meet operational management, and research needs of the dependency function in juvenile court and a brief overview of important design considerations.

1995 

Overview of Child Abuse and Neglect: Trends and Roles of the Child Welfare Agency and the Juvenile Court

Patricia Torbet, Gregory Halemba, Melissa Sickmund

This overview provides information on the nature and extent of child victimization as well as the roles that the child welfare agency and the juvenile court play in the handling of cases of abuse and neglect.

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