Found 60 results for "Patrick Griffin"

 Year  Title
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.

2002 

EPIC-SCAN: Educating Physicans In Their Communities - Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect

Patrick Griffin

This document reports on EPIC-SCAN (Educating Physicians in Their Communities - Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect), a program that trains Pennsylvania's primary care providers to recognize signs of maltreatment in their patients and to respond appropriately.

2002 

The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Project...Continued

Patrick Griffin

This report discusses a Pennsylvania program to address the needs of traumatized girls in the juvenile justice system. Funded by the state's Commission on Crime and Delinquency and developed by volunteers, the PTSD Project aims to train detention workers throughout the state in a small-group PTSD treatment curriculum.

2002 

Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice

Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin

A widely influential desk reference and training resource, the Desktop Guide was originally issued more than a decade ago. Distributed to juvenile probation departments in virtually every county in America, it has served the field well as a comprehensive treatment of theory and practice of juvenile probation, a handy collection of standards and best practice information, and a text and starting point for a widely used fundamental skills training curriculum. But much has changed in …

2001 

Painful Secrets: Helping Traumatized Girls in Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice System

Patrick Griffin

This report offers information on helping traumatized girls in Pennsylvania's juvenile justice system. According to the introduction, 'Researchers and practitioners alike are beginning to suspect that one vital key to understanding and reaching female delinquents may lie in the traumatic personal histories of so many of the girls themselves. According to this emerging view, traumatic memories - and the ability to keep those memories safely in the past - may explain a great …

2001 

Washtenaw County Trial Court Family Division/Juvenile Center On-Site Technical Assistance Report

Patrick Griffin, Gregory Halemba, Doug Thomas

This document reports on the results of a technical assistance project conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, to conduct a site visit and review a number of operational areas in the Juvenile Center of the Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor), Michigan, Trial Court/Family Division. This report summarizes the general impressions formed, recommends improvements in several areas, and provides additional information and resources to help the Court in following those recommendations. Areas for improvement include: …

2001 

The Pennsylvania Electronic Juvenile Justice Databook

Patrick Griffin

The Pennsylvania Electronic Juvenile Justice Databook contains a wealth of county-level information on Pennsylvania youth. This issue of Pennsylvania Progress describes this powerful data dissemination tool, its origin and development, and its potential for local planners and decisionmakers. [MORELINK]

2001 

Juvenile Accountability, Continued: Update on the JAIBG Program in PA

Patrick Griffin

This report provides an update of the Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants (JAIBG) Program in Pennsylvania. The JAIBG Program is a broad-scale effort, now in its third year, to promote juvenile accountability nationwide through incentive grants to local communities. This issue offers a current look at the experience of local communities participating in the program. It describes the projects to which the funds have been devoted, the planning and collaboration behind the projects, the obstacles …

2000 

Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules

Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin, Hunter Hurst IV, Lynn Rayn-MacKenzie

This report examines the use made of adult criminal sanctions by three states: Minnesota, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. The case studies detail each state's approach to reform, their significance, and their impact on the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The report summarizes the lessons learned from the case studies that could be useful to policymakers considering similar reform. [MORELINK]

2000 

Separate Tables: Interagency Information Sharing in Real Life

Patrick Griffin

This document talks about the outcome of a multidisciplinary working group convention held in Pittsburgh that recently drafted a memorandum of understanding on local interagency information sharing. Offered here is a detailed look at the way the various parties overcame their differences. This document is intended to be instructive to anyone engaged in a similar search for ways to streamline and simplify information exchange among a range of youth service agencies.

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