Library Search Results for school-based interventions

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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Questions and answers from our Engaging Stakeholders in Status Offense Reform webinar

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:SORC hosted a webinar on February 24th, 2014 titled Engaging Stakeholders+

in Status Offense Reform. The discussion was moderated by Vidhya Ananthakrishnan, project director of the Status Offense Reform Center, and panelists included Annie Salsich (Vera Institute of Justice), Karen Thomas (Campbell County District Court), Jennie Marshall (Spokane County Juvenile Court) and Jeff Vander (Calcasieu Parish Office of Juvenile Justice Services). This is an archive of the Q and A session from the webinar.  
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The Story Behind the Numbers: A Qualitative Evaluation of the Jacksonville, FL Truancy Reduction Demonstration Program

Author:National Center for School Engagement

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2007

Abstract:This paper summarizes a qualitative evaluation of the Truancy Interdiction+

Program in Jacksonville, Florida. Interviews, focus groups and observations were conducted to get an in-depth understanding of program successes and challenges. Program staff reported that early intervention is important for long-term reductions in truancy and that consequences for parents who do not cooperate with the program are necessary for facilitating child success. Limited time and resources were the greatest barriers to reducing chronic absenteeism.  
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The School-Police Partnership Identifying At-Risk Youth Through a Truant Recovery Program

Author:Michael White et al.

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2001

Abstract:Building off current research that truancy is an indicator of+

future criminal involvement, this study examines the experiences of nearly 180 youth in the Truant Recovery Program (a collaboration between school and law enforcement) to analyze the impact of juvenile justice and school information pre and post the implementation of the truancy program. Cooperative efforts between the school and law enforcement may be an effective approach when identifying youth faced with challenges.  
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