Found 13 results for "Teri Deal"

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2017 

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 …

2017 

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 …

2013 

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.

2012 

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 …

2017 

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 …

2012 

Continuous Quality Improvement Guide for Juvenile Justice Organizations

Jennifer Cobia-Loeffler, 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 …

2016 

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.

2011 

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 …

2015 

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 …

2013 

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.

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