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Found 18 results for "Teri Deal"
5 Ways Juvenile Court Judges Can Use Data
Teri Deal, Andrew Wachter
This brief, 5 Ways Juvenile Court Judges Can Use Data, provides specific examples of how juvenile court judges can use aggregate data to learn more about their courtroom practices and the jurisdictions they serve. It is one of a series of briefs being developed by the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Justice Model Data Project. The Model Data Project seeks to improve the quality and consistency of juvenile justice data through developing guidance for states and jurisdictions …
5 Ways Juvenile Probation Administrators Can Use Data
This brief, 5 Ways Juvenile Probation Administrators Can Use Data, provides specific examples of how juvenile probation administrators can use aggregate data to improve practices and monitor system improvements. It is the third in a series of briefs developed by the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Justice Model Data Project. The Model Data Project seeks to improve the quality and consistency of juvenile justice data through developing guidance for states and jurisdictions on how to collect, analyze, …
5 Ways Law Enforcement Agencies Can Use Data on Juveniles
Law enforcement agencies are a valuable and often overlooked partner in juvenile justice systems. This brief, 5 Ways Law Enforcement Agencies Can Use Data on Juveniles, highlights practical examples of how law enforcement agencies can use data to improve practices related to juveniles. It is the fourth in a series of briefs developed by the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Justice Model Data Project. The Model Data Project seeks to improve the quality and consistency of …
5 Ways State Juvenile Correctional Administrators Can Use Data
Andrew Wachter, Teri Deal
This brief, 5 Ways State Juvenile Correctional Administrators Can Use Data,provides specific examples of how juvenile correctional administrators can use aggregate data to ensure facility practices and operations reflect evidence-based practices and are aligned with rehabilitative missions. It is the second in a series of briefs being developed by the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Justice Model Data Project. The Model Data Project seeks to improve the quality and consistency of juvenile justice data through developing guidance …
A Closer Look at the CQI Process
Anne Rackow, Teri Deal, Anne Fromknecht
One in a series of three briefs on Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), ”A Closer Look at the CQI Process” provides detailed tips for implementing CQI practices such as collecting specific information, identifying benchmarks, and developing improvement plans.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …