Found 13 results for "Teri Deal"

 Year  Title
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 …

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 …

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 …

2013 

What is Continuous Quality Improvement

Anne Rackow, Teri Deal, Anne Fromknecht

NCJJ, a partner in OJJDP's State Training and Technical Assistance Center (STTAC), is pleased to announce a series of three briefs on Continuous Quality Improvement. These briefing papers describe the cyclical process of using data to assess performance, implementing improvement plans, and reassessing results and provide guidance to organizations wishing to engage in Continuous Quality Improvement practices.

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.

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.

2014 

School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project: A Practice Guide

Teri Deal, Cheri Ely, Mimari Hall, Shawn Marsh, Wendy Schiller, Logan Yelderman

This practice guide provides thorough and thoughtful guidance on implementing judicially led collaborations to address “school pathways to the juvenile justice system.” It is the product of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project. This project is providing technical assistance from experts in the field of juvenile justice and supportive school discipline to 16 demonstration sites across the country interested in developing multi-system, judicially …

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 …

2015 

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 …

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.

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