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

This program model and planning guide is intended to be used in conjunction with the Juvenile Offenders: A Training Curriculum Guide – Volume Two  (Dispositional Court Hearing to Case Closure). The Guide addresses program challenges and…

02/28/12
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Graduated Sanctions for Juvenile Offenders: A Curriculum Guide: D…

A series of five modules, this curriculum is designed to follow the Graduated Sanctions for Juvenile Offenders: A Training Curriculum Guide – Volume One. In addition, like Volume One, will help deliver training to juvenile…

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…

05/10/10
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Enhancing Court Services to Victims of Domestic Violence

A Technical Assistance Brief: Spotlight on the Cook County Domestic Violence Division

05/01/08
Publication
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
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.…

10/24/06
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Finding Your ACE Score

For a more trauma-informed system of care, juvenile courts and their judges are asked to understand the myriad of underlying factors that affect the lives of juveniles and their families. One of the most pervasive…

11/01/00
Publication
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.