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Model Data Project 3D Data Capacity Assessment: Infrastructure
Model Data Project 3D Data Capacity Assessment: Infrastructure
June 28, 2018
This is the first of three tools that make up the Juvenile Justice Model Data Project’s 3D Data Capacity Assessment. The assessment helps juvenile justice practitioners to strategically examine the data capacity of their juvenile justice system and reflect on their own use of data to inform decisions and drive improvements. This tool, Infrastructure, focuses on the extent to which agencies have...More
Model Data Project 3D Data Capacity Assessment: Data Use and Dissemination
Model Data Project 3D Data Capacity Assessment: Data Use and Dissemination
June 28, 2018
This is the second of three tools that make up the Juvenile Justice Model Data Project’s 3D Data Capacity Assessment. The assessment helps juvenile justice practitioners to strategically examine the data capacity of their juvenile justice system and reflect on their own use of data to inform decisions and drive improvements. This tool, Data Use and Dissemination, focuses on the extent to which...More
Model Data Project 3D Data Capacity Assessment: Indicators of Juvenile Justice System Involvement
Model Data Project 3D Data Capacity Assessment: Indicators of Juvenile Justice System Involvement
June 28, 2018
This is the third of three tools that make up the Juvenile Justice Model Data Project’s 3D Data Capacity Assessment. The assessment helps juvenile justice practitioners to strategically examine the data capacity of their juvenile justice system and reflect on their own use of data to inform decisions and drive improvements. This tool, Indicators of Juvenile Justice System Involvement, focuses on...More
Research Report: National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking Evaluation (San Diego, California)
June 21, 2018
Domestic child sex trafficking (DCST) is a growing and complex problem in the U.S. Juvenile and family court judges are in a unique position to assist victimized youth to ensure they receive necessary services to heal and recover from the trauma caused by DCST. To help train judges on this important issue, the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking was created by the...More
Juvenile Court Statistics 2015
Juvenile Court Statistics 2015
June 6, 2018
Juvenile Court Statistics 2015 draws on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive (Archive) to profile 884,900 delinquency cases and 100,000 petitioned status offense cases handled in 2015 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. The report also tracks trends in delinquency and petitioned status cases between 2005 and 2015. The data used in this report were contributed to the Archive...More
National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking Evaluation
Research Report: National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking Evaluation (Washington, D.C.)
November 6, 2017
Domestic child sex trafficking (DCST) is a growing and complex problem in the U.S. Juvenile and family court judges are in a unique position to assist victimized youth to ensure they receive necessary services to heal and recover from the trauma caused by DCST. To help train judges on this important issue, the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking was created by the...More
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Vol. 5, No. 2
October 23, 2017
The next issue of Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth is now available for download. This issue covers the following topics: Are Black youths living on the street particularly vulnerable to being stopped and searched by the police? Are dark-skinned Blacks especially likely to be imprisoned? Why are girls in bail court perceived to be more likely to be in need of ‘treatment’ than boys?...More
Disproportionality Rates for Children of Color in Foster Care
Disproportionality Rates for Children of Color in Foster Care (Fiscal Year 2015)
September 14, 2017
Since 2011, the NCJFCJ has been publishing this Technical Assistance Bulletin (TAB) that identifies the disproportionality rates for children of color in foster care. With the public release of 2015 foster care data, new and updated numbers have been calculated. This year's Disproportionality's TAB includes the disproportionality index, and measures that compare placements and outcomes by race...More
Process Evaluation of Nevada’s Statewide Dependency Mediation Program
Process Evaluation of Nevada’s Statewide Dependency Mediation Program
September 6, 2017
Nevada’s experience with mediation in dependency and termination of parental rights cases began in the Second Judicial District Court, Washoe County and goes back more than a decade to the early 2000s. In 2013, the National Council of Juvenile Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) conducted a preliminary process and outcome evaluation of the program. In 2016, with funding support from the Nevada Court...More
Process Evaluation of the Second Judicial District Court’s Dependency Mediation Program, Washoe County, Nevada
Process Evaluation of the Second Judicial District Court’s Dependency Mediation Program, Washoe County, Nevada
September 6, 2017
The Second Judicial District Court of Nevada in Washoe County implemented a mediation program in late 2011 to support parents and stakeholders in the child abuse and neglect court system and help resolve contested matters that may delay or inhibit timely permanency. An overarching goal of the mediation program is to reduce the time to permanency for children. The National Council of Juvenile and...More

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