Library Search Results for Orange County - NY

Orange County PINS PowerPoint Presentation

Author:Orange County Department of Social Services

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2010

Abstract:This PowerPoint presentation by Orange County's Department of Social Services+

offers a snapshot of its community-based PINS system. It includes data on PINS cases and a process flow chart. It also includes information on the county's performance-based contracting system, services for PINS youth, the importance of standardized assessments, and placement data and costs.
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Orange County Department of Social Services 2012 Annual Report

Author:Orange County Department of Social Services

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2012

Abstract:Orange County's Department of Social Services diverts status offending youth+

(or PINS) from the juvenile justice system by referring eligible youth and families to the Family Keys Program, a non-profit entity contracted by the county since 2003. This annual report includes information on the county's PINS system, including data on youth served and their outcomes.
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Families with Service Needs Advisory Board Report to the Connecticut General Assembly

Author:FWSN Advisory Board

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2008

Abstract:This report is the product of the FWSN Advisory Board's year+

long planning process to develop a framework for service delivery that diverts children from the court process. The report provides a detailed population profile of youth involved in the FWSN system. It then describes accomplishments and gaps in services, lessons learned from national models, and recommendations related to FWSN youth and their families. The final section of the report pertains to girls in the juvenile justice system.
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Persons in Need of Supervision Report 2012: Orange County, NY

Author:Orange County, NY

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2012

Abstract:This PowerPoint presentation is an accompanying resource to A Toolkit+

for Status Offense System Reform, Module Two: Using Local Information to Guide System Change. This is a presentation of PINS (Persons in Need of Supervision) data from Orange County, New York in 2012. It includes information on the demographics of young people referred for PINS as well as information on referral sources. Although your system assessment presentation will be broader in scope, you may want to review these slides for an example of how to visually present data findings in a clear manner.
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From Courts to Communities: The Right Response to Truancy, Running Away, and Other Status Offenses

Author:Annie Salsich and Jennifer Trone

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2013

Abstract:This white paper aims to raise awareness about status offenses and+

spur conversations about how to effectively handle these cases by citing several promising examples of state and local reform. The white paper discusses the status of status offenses in America, explains why courts are poorly suited to handle status offense cases, describes the hallmarks of an effective community-based response for young people charged with status offenses, provides evidence that community-based responses work well, and then concludes by explaining how the Status Offense Reform Center (SORC) can help states and localities develop effective community-based responses to young people who commit status offenses.
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Sample Status Offense System Flow Chart: Orange County, NY

Author:Orange County

  • Year of Publication:

Abstract:This sample status offense system flow chart is an accompanying+

resource to A Toolkit for Status Offense System Reform, Module One: Structuring System Change. When generating your system flow chart you may want to review diagrams of status offense systems in other jurisdictions to help you determine how best to visually present your local system. Orange County, NY, developed a process flow chart of its Persons In Need of Supervision (PINS) system after implementing comprehensive reform. The map is simple but clearly details the ways in which cases may travel through the status offense system and services available at each system stage.
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Changing the Status Quo for Status Offenders: New York State’s Efforts to Support Troubled Teens

Author:Tina Chiu andSara Mogulescu, Vera Institute of Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2004

Abstract:Between 2001 and 2004, child welfare and probation leaders in+

New York State undertook an effort to transform the state's status offender system to provide timely support to troubled teens and their families in their communities and rely less on courts, law enforcement, and detention. This Issue in Brief examines how this dramatic shift helped guide disobedient, but not delinquent, children back on track while yielding significant cost savings. Jurisdictions looking to better serve their own status offender populations will find useful models in this report's summary of the lessons learned in New York State.
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Making Court the Last Resort: A New Focus for Supporting Families in Crisis

Author:Sara Mogulesco & Gaspar Caro, Vera Institute of Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2008

Abstract:This publication profiles successful status offender system reforms in Florida,+

New York, and Connecticut. These case studies tell a reform story about a customizable approach to status offenders that is yielding positive outcomes in disparate jurisdictions. The approach provides immediate, family-focused alternatives to court intervention.
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Notes from the Field: Orange County, NY

Author:Vera Institute of Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2013

Abstract:This profile documents efforts in Orange County, NY, to create+

a community-based, service-oriented approach to status offenses. The profile includes a summary of the county's 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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