Library Search Results for collaboration

Exercising Judicial Leadership on the Deinstitutionalization of Status Offenders (Webinar)

Author:Coalition for Juvenile Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:Acknowledging that juvenile court often brings together a range of family+

members, advocates, and service providers,  this webinar discusses how judges can act as conveners and improve outcomes for non-delinquent youth in their communities. Webinar presenters offered concrete steps judicial leaders can take to convene a multi-stakeholder process and described their personal experiences utilizing their roles on the bench to make a positive impact on youth and families.
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Notes from the Field: Clayton County, GA

Author:Vera Institute of Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:This profile describes the collaborative effort that led to a+

drastic drop in school referrals to court in Clayton County, Georgia. Learn more about the Clayton County Collaborative Child Study Team (Quad-C ST), a panel that connects youth and families to services in the community so that status offenses can be effectively addressed out of court.    
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The Role of Facilitators and Staff in Supporting Collaborative Teams

Author:Leilah Gilligan and Madeline M. Carter

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2006

Abstract:This publication of the Center for Effective Public Policy is+

an accompanying resource to A Toolkit for Status Offense System Reform, Module One: Structuring System Change. In recognition that collaborative teams with diverse membership are increasingly coming together to address areas of concern in the justice system, this brief discusses the role of facilitators in supporting such teams. Specifically, it details the roles and responsibilities and the essential skills and characteristics of an effective facilitator. Reviewing this publication may help you prepare for the facilitation of your status offense working group launch meeting.
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Positive Power: Exercising Judicial Leadership to Prevent Court Involvement and Incarceration of Non-Delinquent Youth

Author:Coalition for Juvenile Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2012

Abstract:This report is an accompanying resource to A Toolkit for Status+

Offense System Reform, Module One: Structuring System Change and Module Three: Planning and Implementing System Change. It highlights nine judges across the nation who have challenged community norms and traditional court practice to produce greater benefits for youth alleged of status offenses, using their statutory and inherent judicial powers to divert these youth from court involvement and incarceration. Many of the judges featured in the report preside over jurisdictions that permit the use of the valid court order exception to the federal deinstitutionalization of status offenders requirement of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA). Consider reviewing this report when recruiting a champion for your reform effort and/or researching promising practices.
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Exercising Judicial Leadership to Reform the Care of Youth Charged with Status Offenses: A Convener’s Action Guide for Developing a Multi-Stakeholder Process

Author:Coalition for Juvenile Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2013

Abstract:This guide is an accompanying resource to A Toolkit for+

Status Offense System Reform, Module One: Structuring System Change. It provides practical steps and considerations for judicial leaders seeking to convene a collaborative problem-solving process to meet the needs of non-delinquent youth without resorting to confinement. It was produced by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice as part of its Safety, Opportunity & Success: Standards of Care for Non-Delinquent Youth project. It may be of use to you as you think about recruiting a champion for your local reform effort and/or conducting a stakeholder analysis to inform the composition of your working group.
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