Library Search Results for PINS

Notes from the Field: Onondaga County, NY

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2015

Abstract:This profile describes the status offense reform effort in Onondaga County,+

NY that has led to a drop in PINS referrals and placement for status offenses. This success can be attributed to local school-based interventions, community-based services and parent education efforts. Download this resource to learn more about the process that led to these changes.
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A Study of New York City’s Family Assessment Program

Author:Vera Institute of Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2005

Abstract:This report summarizes the findings of Vera's study on New+

York City's Family Assessment Program that supports Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS). Vera’s investigation reveals that the city is reaping significant benefits: families are receiving assistance more immediately; probation intakes have dropped by more than 80 percent; court referrals are down by more than half as youth are being informally connected to services without the need for a family court order; and out-of-home remands and placements for youth who are status offenders (called Persons in Need of Supervision in New York) have been reduced by more than 20 percent. And all of this has occurred while the number of youth eligible for PINS services has increased.
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Ungovernable/Incorrigible Youth Literature Review

Author:Development Services Group, Inc, U.S. Department of Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2009

Abstract:Prepared by the Development Services Group for the Office of+

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), this report provides a review of the literature on underage drinking, theoretical frameworks, and prevention and intervention programs.
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