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02/28/12
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A Practical Approach to Linking Graduated Sanctions with a Contin…

This publication examines the connection between structured decision-making instruments and the characteristics of best practices in treatment programs for juvenile offenders. This bulletin introduces a prototype instrument, the Standardized Program Evaluation Protocol (SPEP), which itemizes…

02/28/12
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Graduated Sanctions for Juvenile Offenders: A Program Model and P…

Intended to be used in conjunction with the Juvenile Offenders: A Training Curriculum Guide – Volume One, this volume is comprised of three sections: Introduction and Background, Preferred Practices in Graduated Sanctions, and Program Development…

05/01/08
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Bringing the Greenbook to Life: A Resource Guide for Communities

This publication is designed for communities seeking to develop interventions that will improve their responses to families suffering both domestic violence and child maltreatment. This resource guide is organized into eight sections: Understanding Each Other;…

03/30/08
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Ensuring the Unique Needs of Dependency Courts are Met in Disaste…

In August and September 2005, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita caused devastating damage to states along the Gulf Coast. Many judges, court personnel, child welfare workers, and service providers in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana responded heroically.…

03/01/05
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Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juve…

Published in 2005, the purpose of the original Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency CasesĀ (JDG) was to set forth the essential elements of effective practice for the court processes that are involved…

11/01/00
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Adoption and Permanency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in C…

Guides juvenile and family courts in assessing and implementing improvements in the handling of child abuse and neglect cases through the termination of parental rights and adoption process.