Library Search Results for Spokane County - WA

SORC webinar: Engaging Stakeholders in Status Offense Reform

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:This is a recording of our webinar "Enagaging Stakeholders in+

Status Offense Reform." Presenters included Jennie Marshall from Spokane County (WA), Dane Bolin from Calcasieu Parish (LA), and Hon. Karen Thomas from Campbell County (KY). Strategies for engaging schools, law enforcement and court officials in status offense reform were discussed.
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Powerpoint presentation from SORC webinar Engaging Stakeholders in Status Offense Reform

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:This is the powerpoint presentation from SORC's first webinar titled Engaging+

Stakeholders in Status Offense Reform, that was hosted on February 24, 2014. 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).
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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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Innovation Brief: Using Community Truancy Boards to Tackle Truancy

Author:Bonnie Bush

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2013

Abstract:This innovation brief describes the work of the West Valley+

Community Truancy Board in Spokane County, WA. This collaborative brings together stakeholders from the community that support youth and families struggling with truancy. This brief highlights the many positive outcomes associated with this approach.
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Spokane County Toolkit for Community Truancy Board Replication

Author:Spokane County

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2012

Abstract:Based on the success of their own community truancy board, Spokane County+

developed this toolkit for community truancy board replication. Available by request from the county, this toolkit is intended for use by any school district wishing to improve its ability to identify barriers to school attendance, problem-solve solutions, connect truant youth and their families with community-based services, and strengthen collaboration between schools, community members, and juvenile courts. The toolkit is an accompanying resource to A Toolkit for Status Offense System Reform, Module Three: Planning and Implementing System Change since it provides an overview of Spokane's West Valley Truancy Board and then offers guidance on what to do before starting a board, start-up logistics, and ways to continually improve your board.
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Spokane County’s Truancy Board Success

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  • Year of Publication:
  • 2013

Abstract:This document offers a snapshot of the success of Spokane County's+

truancy board, a reform implemented as part of the county's Models for Change work.
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Survey of Spokane County Schools on Truancy Issues Final Results

Author:Kevin Wright

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2009

Abstract:This report, produced as part of Spokane's Models for Change+

work, is an accompanying resource to A Toolkit for Status Offense System Reform, Module Two: Using Local Information to Guide System Change. With support from Washington State University researchers, county officials surveyed school administrators across 11 school districts. The survey collected information about the prevalence of truancy, causes of truancy, existing truancy procedures, school-based interventions, and recommendations for improvement. This report may be of interest to you think about the type of information you want to collect and analyze as part of your local reform effort.
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Notes from the Field: Spokane County, WA

Author:Vera Institute of Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2013

Abstract:This profile provides an overview of Spokane County's approach to+

combating truancy in the community. 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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