Library Search Results for Benton-Franklin Counties - WA

Benton and Franklin Counties Juvenile Court Existing Truancy Data Analysis and Case Tracking

Author:Leana Bouffard, Nicholas Lovrich, Paul Strand

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2009

Abstract:As part of their Models for Change supported reform work,+

stakeholders in Benton and Franklin Counties worked with researchers from Washington State University to conduct an analysis on cases referred to juvenile court. This report details their findings. The focus of the data analysis was on the differences between Latino and non-Latino youth in case processing and associated risk factors for truant behavior.
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School Survey of the Truancy Process and Resources in Benton and Franklin Counties

Author:Benton and Franklin Counties

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Abstract:As part of Benton and Franklin Counties' Models for Change+

supported work to reform the local approach to truancy, officials administered this survey to school officials. The survey was designed to help stakeholders gather information on each school's response to truancy and resources available at the school level to address truancy, outside of court.
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Benton Franklin Counties Juvenile Justice Needs Assessment Results

Author:Sarah Cusworth Walker, Eric Trupin, and Emily Brulotte

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2009

Abstract:This report, developed as part of the Models for Change+

work in Benton and Franklin Counties, Washington, is an accompanying resource to A Toolkit for Status Offense System Reform, Module Two: Using Local Information to Guide System Change. As part of their work to reform truancy practices, local stakeholders, with research support from the University of Washington, conducted focus groups and a survey with community members to identify and understand the challenges faced by youth in the community, their thoughts and perspectives about the juvenile justice system, and needed programs and services. The methodology they followed and the information they gathered is documented in this report. Reading this repot may help you think about how you want to gather information from community members as part of your system assessment work.
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Benton Franklin Counties Juvenile Justice Personnel Truancy Survey Report

Author:Leana Bouffard, Nicholas Lovrich, and Paul Strand

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2009

Abstract:This report was produced as part of the Models for+

Change work in Benton and Franklin Counties, Washington and is an accompanying resource to A Toolkit for Status Offense System Change, Module Two: Using Local Information to Guide System Change. As part of their status offense reform work around truancy, Benton and Franklin County stakeholders teamed up with researchers from Washington State University to survey individuals working with truancy cases within the juvenile justice system. If you are considering surveying stakeholders in your community as part of your system assessment work, you may want to review this report to check out the type of information they gathered in Benton-Franklin and how it was analyzed to further their reform effort.
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Notes from the Field: Benton-Franklin Counties, WA

Author:Vera Institute of Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2013

Abstract:This profile provides an overview of the three-pronged strategy used+

by Washington's Benton-Franklin Counties to combat truancy in the community. The profile includes a summary of the counties' planning process, an overview of monitoring strategies, a snapshot of general program outcomes, and reflections from those in the reform movement.
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