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Publication cover When Systems Collaborate: How Three Jurisdictions Improved their Handling of Dual-Status Cases
Apr 22, 2015, Douglas Thomas et al. NCJJ Senior Research Associate
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…
Publication cover When Systems Collaborate: How Three Jurisdictions Improved their Handling of Dual-Status Cases
Apr 22, 2015, Douglas Thomas et al. NCJJ Senior Research Associate
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…
Publication cover Information Sharing Tool Kit-Second Edition
Jan 20, 2015, Juvenile Law Center and Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice
The Tool Kit website is designed to assist jurisdictions in creating and implementing information and data sharing initiatives to achieve better outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice…
Publication cover A Better Way to Do Business: Changing Organizational Culture to Promote Integrated Service Delivery in Child Protection and Juvenile Justice Systems
Jan 14, 2015, Mark Mertens and Melissa Blom
A Better Way to Do Business: Changing Organizational Culture to Promote Integrated Service Delivery in Child Protection and Juvenile Justice Systems, is the inaugural Practice Brief published by the…
Publication cover Trauma in Dual Status Youth: Putting Things In Perspective
Jan 13, 2015, Thomas Grisso, PhD and Gina Vincent, PhD
This article is the first in a series on trauma-related procedures for use with dual status youth—children and adolescents who come into contact with both child welfare and juvenile justice…
Publication cover Data Planning in the Dual Status Youth Initiatives: Initial Suggestions
Dec 12, 2014, Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice
This article is targeted to help jurisdictions more effectively and efficiently collect, report and manage data related to dual status youth. The article provides a helpful data construct to support…
Publication cover Advancing Juvenile Justice: Recommendations in Three Key Areas
Dec 8, 2014, Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change, Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice, Status Offense Reform Center
As OJJDP considers how best to carry out its mission, three core issues stand out for their intense need, their proven potential for reform, and the opportunities they offer OJJDP to lead significant…
Publication cover Innovation Brief: Bridging the Divide: Enhancing Collaboration between the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems to Respong to the Needs of Dually Involved Youth
Dec 6, 2014, Center for Children’s Law and Policy
In DuPage County, Illinois, youth who have concurrent involvement with both the delinquency and child welfare systems comprise only a small percentage of youth in the juvenile justice system.…
Publication cover Innovation Brief: PathNet: An Innovative School Reengagement System
Dec 4, 2014, Center for Children & Youth Justice
Juvenile justice-involved youth are overrepresented in the nation’s high school dropout statistics. These youth are often credit deficient, reading below grade level and in need of supplemental…
Publication cover Data Planning in the Dual Status Youth Initiatives: Initial Suggestions
Nov 3, 2014, Gene Siegel
This first article launches a new series of resources developed to support data-related efforts in jurisdictions undertaking dual status youth initiatives and probation system reviews. It is targeted…
Publication cover JJGPS State Scan: Systems Integration-Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice
Oct 21, 2014, National Center for Juvenile Justice
The way states organize the administration of child welfare and juvenile justice varies widely across the country and may influence a state’s ability to coordinate services between the two…
Publication cover National League of Cities: Information Sharing to Support Juvenile Justice Reform
Oct 7, 2014, Laura Furr
Cities are joining and strengthening a national juvenile justice reform movement. Sharing information and aligning policy decisions among city agencies and with county and state juvenile justice…
Publication cover Recommendations to Improve Correctional and Reentry Education for Young People
Jul 30, 2014, Juvenile Law Center
On November 19, 2012, the U.S. Department of Education (DoEd) hosted a Summit on Education in Correctional Facilities to address correctional and reentry education for youth and adults. The goal was…
Publication cover 2013 Washington State Targeted Areas of Improvement & Strategic Opportunity for Technical Assistance Data Inventory
Apr 1, 2014, Andrew Wachter, Gene Siegel, Hunter Hurst
The 2013 Washington Targeted Areas of Improvement Report is the final in a series of data inventory reports that document Washington Models for Change progress and outcomes. This Endpoints Edition…
Publication cover Guidebook for Juvenile Justice & Child Welfare System Coordination and Integration: A Framework for Improved Outcomes, 3rd Edition
Dec 13, 2013, Janet K. Wiig and John A. Tuell, with Jessica K. Heldman
Increasingly, practitioners and policymakers are recognizing the overlap of the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. This overlap is evidenced by maltreated children who become juvenile…
Publication cover FINS (Families in Need of Services) Reform: How We Got Here (slides)
Dec 1, 2013, Ninth Judicial District, Louisiana; LSU Institute for Public Health and Justice
Publication cover Broward County Collaborative Agreement on School Discipline
Dec 1, 2013, Fort Lauderdale-Broward NAACP; Broward County Florida Public Schools; Advancement Project
Publication cover Intergovernmental Agreement between Denver Public Schools and Denver Police Department
Dec 1, 2013, Denver Colorado Public Schools; Denver Police Department
Publication cover Police in Schools are Not the Answer to the Newtown Shooting
Dec 1, 2013, Advancement Project; NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.; The Alliance for Educational Justice; Dignity in Schools Campaign
Publication cover Connecticut's Comprehensive Approach to Reducing In-School Arrests: Changes in Statewide Policy, Systems Coordination and School Practices
Dec 1, 2013, Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut
Publication cover Data on Youth Service Needs in Louisiana
Dec 1, 2013, LSU Institute for Public Health and Justice
Publication cover Child Welfare: Gateway to Juvenile Court for African-American Youth
Jan 10, 2013, National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN)
Is child welfare a gateway to the juvenile justice system for African-American youth? A new policy update from the Natoinal Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN), drawing on the Models for Change Knowledge…
Publication cover Washington State Integrated Case Management (ICM): A Replication Toolkit
Jan 1, 2013, Washington State Department of Socail & Health Services
We are pleased to present this Toolkit on the Integrated Case Management (ICM) work at the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration…
Publication cover King County Uniting for Youth Implementation Evaluation
Dec 31, 2012, Linda Rinaldi, Nancy Ashley
This report evaluates Uniting for Youths’ implementation strategy for improving coordination and integration of youth who are involved in two or more systems in King County, Washington. Uniting…
Publication cover Juvenile Justice Reform: Regional Consensus-Building Meeting Results
Dec 1, 2012, Louisiana State University Institute for Public Health and Justice
Publication cover Policy and Procedure Manual: Family in Need of Services (FINS) Program
Dec 1, 2012, Rapides Parish Louisiana; Ninth Judicial District Court Louisiana; LSU Institute for Public Health and Justice
Publication cover Final Data Report for the Crossover Youth Practice Model in King County, Washington 2010/2011 Cases
Oct 31, 2012, Denise C. Herz, Ph.D; Anika M. Fontaine, M.A.
In 2010, King County, Washington implemented the Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM), a reform effort to improve communication and collaboration between child welfare and juvenile justice agencies…
Publication cover Recipe for Reform School -- Why Some Kids and Teens in the Child Welfare System End Up in the Juvenile Justice System
Oct 1, 2012, National Juvenile Justice Network
We have known for a long time that many youth in the juvenile justice system have "crossed over" from the child welfare system. But new research funded and synthesized by Models for Change in a 2011…
Publication cover Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems
May 7, 2010, Center for Juvenile Justice Reform
Children and youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, like all children, deserve a quality education that allows them to develop the skills and competencies necessary for…
Publication cover Supporting Youth in Transition to Adulthood: Lessons Learned from Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice
Apr 23, 2009, David Altschuler, Gary Stangler, Kent Berkley, and Leonard Burton
Explores how the child welfare and juvenile justice systems can better work to ensure that youth in their care successfully make the transition to adulthood.
Publication cover King County Resource Guide for Information Sharing - 2nd Edition
Jan 1, 2009, Marcus Stubblefield
Resource guideline providing direction on information sharing between staff from the following agencies: probation, detention child welfare, juvenile rehabilitation, law enforcement, schools, mental…
Publication cover Child Welfare & Juvenile Justice Systems Integration Initiative: A Promising Progress Report
Jan 24, 2008, Child Welfare League of America, John A. Tuell
The work and progress in the numerous state and local jurisdictions around the country that have partnered with CWLA has also been highlighted in Child Welfare & Juvenile Justice Systems…
Publication cover A Guide to Legal and Policy Analysis for Systems Integration
Feb 1, 2006, Jessica K. Heldman
Research has recently confirmed what practitioners have known for years: that there is a link between child maltreatment and delinquency and therefore the systems created to address these issues are…
Publication cover Understanding Child Maltreatment and Juvenile Delinquency: From Research to Effective Program, Practice, and Systemic Solutions
Jan 1, 2003, Janet K. Wiig, C.A. Widom, with John A. Tuell
Describes the best research on the connection between child maltreatment and juvenile delinquency. Also includes a description of a wide array of promising responses for improving outcomes for dual…
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