evaluation of juvenile diversion

by Ted Palmer

Publisher: Oelgeschlager, Gunn & Hain in Cambridge, Mass

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StatementTed Palmer, Roy V. Lewis.
ContributionsLewis, Roy V., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHV9105.C2 P34 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 350 p. ;
Number of Pages350
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Open LibraryOL4100399M
ISBN 100899460208
LC Control Number80014818

Nine studies of the outcomes of specific juvenile diversion programs are reviewed in this paper, along with an investigation of the impact of diversion programs upon the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles County. Most of these evaluation studies were flawed by small sample numbers and other methodological defects. Juvenile Offenders (Comprehensive Strategy) and the creation by Dr. Mark Lipsey of the Standardized Program Evaluation Protocol (SPEP), based on his groundbreaking meta-analyses of juvenile justice research, the framework presented in this paper is poised to meet one of the greatest challenges we have in juvenile justice practice.   elcome to the updated Circuit Court Judges’ Benchbook for the Juvenile Division. We are pleased to provide you with this up-to-date resource that we . evaluation design that addresses both programs and process issues Juvenile Diversion: Site Visit Reports contains the complete reports of the thirteen site visits undertaken in this topic area during the summer of Juvenile Diversion: Report Summary is a summary of the final.

The Diversion Recognition Program was developed by the Advisory Committee on Children & Families’ Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice. Diversion programs are designed to help reduce delinquent and truant behavior by providing youth an alternative of treatment and services instead of being placed in detention facilities. JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM ENHANCEMENT STRATEGY. Statement of Purpose. We dedicate ourselves to working in partnership to enhance the capacity of Pennsylvania’s juvenile justice system to achieve its balanced and restorative justice mission by: Employing evidence-based practices, with fidelity, at every stage of the juvenile justice process;. The Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice describes the history and theoretical basis for juvenile diversion programs:2 Diversion is "an attempt to divert, or channel out, youthful offenders from the juvenile justice system" (Bynum and Thompson, ). The concept of diversion . Deinstitutionalization and diversion of juvenile offenders have been prominent goals of recent juvenile justice reform efforts. Both are attempts to replace formal, institutional processing with various forms of community treatment.

based juvenile diversion programs and was later expanded to include community-based restorative justice programs. The evaluation included seven programs across Colorado, involving youths and participating victims, and this report reflects analysis of data collected from the pilot phase, October through June   Juvenile Justice: A Text/Reader offers a unique new spin on the core textbook format. Organized like a more traditional juvenile justice text, this text/reader is divided into eight sections that contain all the usual topics taught in a juvenile justice course. Juvenile Justice Reform Final Evaluation Report. Covering January June After-hours Cases, Diversion Review Process, and Juvenile Detention Data. Janelle Duda, MSW. Jamie Dougherty. Research Associate () [email protected] John Klofas, Ph.D. Director of Center for Public Safety Initiatives. Rochester Institute of. As the nations largest philanthropy focused on kids, the Casey Foundation shares lessons from its grant making and site-based projects to improve the lives of children, young people and families. Read publications from the Foundation and its partners.

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Juvenile justice practitioners a roadmap for addressing these inconsistencies.9 It is important for readers to recognize that this Guidebook does not consider all types of diversion programs in juvenile justice. Specifically, it does not consider: • Diversion efforts after formal adjudication or in juvenile corrections.

Author/creator: Palmer, Ted: Other author/creator: Lewis, Roy V., author. Format: Book and Print: Publication Info: Cambridge, Mass.: Oelgeschlager, Gunn & Hain, ©   Diversion from the Juvenile Justice System: The Miami-Dade Juvenile Assessment Center Post-Arrest Diversion Program* has published three books and over articles, book chapters and reports in the fields of criminology, substance use, mental health, and program evaluation; and has guest edited five special issues of journals addressing Cited by:   The evaluation used chi-square statistical analysis.

Data were collected from printouts obtained from the San Francisco Department of Juvenile Probation in order to compare a group of DDAP youth with a group of youth who remained within the juvenile court system.

Systematic sampling techniques were used to select the comparison group. We present results of an evaluation of Reading for Life (RFL), a diversion program for nonviolent juvenile offenders in a medium‐sized Midwestern county.

The unique program uses philosophical virtue theory, works of literature, and small mentoring groups to foster moral development in juvenile by: 3.

We report the results of an evaluation study of a diversion program, operated by the Miami-Dade County Juvenile Assessment Center in Florida. The Post-Arrest Diversion (PAD) program represents an innovative approach to treatment and intervention within the juvenile justice system that utilizes standardized psychosocial risks and needs assessment to provide individual treatment for first.

An outcome evaluation is most evaluation of juvenile diversion book since it is an evaluation method that measures the changes that have resulted due to the diversion program.

It will be used to show how the youth under the juvenile diversion program have changed as per the objectives of starting up the program. development of a statewide evaluation plan, there is a need to develop a comprehensive overview of diversion programs funded by the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice.

To achieve this goal, OMNI conducted key informant interviews and site visits with juvenile diversion program administrators throughout the state. Report Summary: Evaluation of the Diversion Programme for Young Offenders Aged 12 – 17 years old in the Western Cape Phase 1 and Phase 2 May 4 diversion as follows: the diversion of a matter involving a child away from the formal court procedures in a criminal matter by means of the procedures established by Chapter 6 and 8 in the Act.

The Texas Juvenile Justice Department planned for an evaluation of Front End Diversion Initiative (FEDI) to ensure that goals were met. An early evaluation showed that the participants were significantly less likely to be adjudicated than those who participated in traditional supervision.

evaluation of juvenile diversion grant programs funded by the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice. The evaluation was implemented in August of The overarching aim of the statewide evaluation is to allow providers, state agencies, and other stakeholders to make more informed decisions and improve the provision of services.

New York City: An Evaluation of the Impact of Rehabilitation and Diversion Services book online at best prices in India€ An Evaluation of Criminal Recidivism in Projects Providing. prison population and strengthening treatment services in the community are looking.

diversion program for persons with psychiatric disabilities accused of a. EVALUATION OF JUVENILE JUSTICE SECTOR REFORM IMPLEMENTATION IN ST. LUCIA, ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, AND GUYANA BASELINE REPORT April This publication was prepared independently by Dianne Williams, Lily Hoffman, Daniel Sabet, Catherine Caligan, and Meredith Feenstra of Social Impact.

It was produced at the request of the United States Agency. An evaluation of juvenile diversion. [Ted Palmer; Roy V Lewis] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ted Palmer; Roy V Lewis.

Find more information about: ISBN: pre-file juvenile diversion. The pilot program transitioned to a grant program in July to fund additional restorative programs to serve youth participating in juvenile diversion, and some school-based prevention programming.

OMNI Institute (OMNI) led the evaluation of the juvenile restorative justice program since the start of the. Juvenile offending and anti-social behavior are enormous societal concerns.

This broad-reaching volume summarizes the current evidence on prevention, diversion, causes, and rates of delinquency, as well as assessment of risk and intervention needs.

A distinguished cast of contributors from law, psychology, and psychiatry describe what we know about interventions in school, community, and. The juvenile justice system is exploring alternatives to the use of secure facilities as a means of juvenile crime control.

Some of these alternatives are known as diversion programs. This bulletin offers an overview of the diversion programs and evaluation findings from the Detention Diversion Advocacy Project (DDAP), a disposition case advocacy program operated in San Francisco, California.

We present results of an evaluation of Reading for Life (RFL), a diversion program for nonviolent juvenile offenders in a medium-sized Midwestern county. The unique program uses philosophical virtue theory, works of literature, and small mentoring groups to foster moral development in juvenile offenders.

Participants were randomly. Africa and international instruments on juvenile justice, and concludes that it is both realistic and feasible to include diversion as a central feature of the proposed legislation4.

NICRO, as the largest provider of diversion services in South Africa, has created the setting for the longitudinal study of diversion clients. Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Assessment And Intervention Uploaded By Dr.

Seuss, juvenile offending and anti social behaviour are enormous societal concerns this broad reaching volume summarizes the current evidence on prevention diversion causes and rates of delinquency as well as assessment of risk and intervention needs a.

The evaluation of a juvenile diversion program was approached through the development of multiple lines of evidence bearing on each of the two major program goals: providing a community-based alternative for arrested juveniles who otherwise would have been referred to the juvenile justice system and reducing juvenile delinquency.

Planning and implementing an alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse treatment diversion program is not a simple task. Many issues must be considered before comprehensive planning for a system to divert youth from the juvenile court system to appropriate AOD abuse treatment can begin.

Complex decisions must be made by a collaborative group that is formed to plan and to get the program started. Evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Court Diversion Program March Inthe Delaware Family Court, in cooperation with the city of Wilmington, instituted a diversion and treatment program for juveniles with no prior criminal records who are arrested for misdemeanor drug charges.

Youth court diversion programs are intended to offer an alternative to the traditional juvenile justice system and school disciplinary proceedings. Typically, youth court offenders are first-time offenders between ages 11 and 17 who have been charged with misdemeanor or status offenses, with offenses including theft, vandalism, disorderly.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. ERIC ED Detention Diversion Advocacy: An Evaluation. Juvenile Justice Bulletin.

Item Preview remove-circle. Juvenile diversion has become an extremely important, yet controversial, component of the juvenile justice system.

This chapter provides an overview of various aspects of juvenile diversion. It discusses the conceptual issues surrounding diversion in order to.

IntroductionCreating a trauma-informed juvenile justice system is not a rapid transformation and often requires a paradigm shift at multiple levels (e.g., law enforcement, courts, probation, diversion, detention, mental health services; Substance Abuse. *Diversion (Judicial); *Juvenile Justice System.

ABSTRACT. In the Special Emphasis branch of the Office of. Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention made $10 million available for the development of 11 diversion programs. A national evaluation of these programs was promoted in.

National evaluation of diversion projects. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National Institute for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Davidson and colleagues () conducted an early evaluation of the Adolescent Diversion Project (ADP) in a medium-sized industrial Midwestern city from the fall of through the spring of The study was designed to examine the effects of various intervention components of the program.

Book Book Series. Previous chapter. Next chapter. Diversion in Juvenile Justice: Theoretical Expectations and Preliminary Results of a Treatment Outcome Evaluation of Juvenile Offenders Albrecht, Günter. 30,00 € / $ / £ Get Access to Full Text. Citation Information.The APA Handbook of Psychology and Juvenile Justice consolidates and advances knowledge about the legal, scientific, and applied foundations of the juvenile justice system.

In addition to an overview of the area, it contains chapters in the following sections: Relevant Law (focusing on important legislation and on U.S. Supreme Court decisions from Kent and Gault to Eddings, Roper, Graham, and.In South Africa, diversion initiatives have been practiced since the early s.

From onwards, few programme evaluation studies that have been conducted. Justice established a Juvenile Justice Project Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Project .