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02/28/12
Report
Resource Reallocation: The Clark County Experience

Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada, one of the ten demonstration sites, describes its experience and lessons learned in the process of applying resource reallocation to planning and implementing its graduated sanctions efforts. This is a…

02/28/12
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Monograph Two: Program Expansion and Capacity Building

This Monograph focuses on the Juvenile Sanction Center’s program expansion from immediate and intermediate sanctions to the full range of sanctioning levels including secure care and after care/reentry. The Monograph traces the progress of the…

02/28/12
Publication
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
Publication
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…

02/28/12
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Monograph One: Program Development and Future Initiatives

The Monograph describes lessons learned from the Juvenile Sanctions Center’s initial months of implementation and operation. It details the approach and offers guidelines and recommendations to the field of juvenile justice for jurisdictions considering replication…

03/30/08
Publication
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
Publication
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 Cases (JDG) was to set forth the essential elements of effective practice for the court processes that are involved…