Found 13 results for "Teri Deal"

 Year  Title
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 …

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 …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

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