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2012
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Researching the Referral Stage of Youth Mentoring in Six Juvenile Justice Settings: An Exploratory Analysis: Final Report
By Miller, J. Mitchell; Miller, Holly Ventura; Barnes, J.C.; Clark, Pamela A.; Jones, Michael A.; Quiros, Ronald J.; Peterson, Scott Bernard. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC) . MENTOR (National Mentoring Partnership) (Alexandria, VA).
“While there has been a considerable increase in advocacy and funding for mentoring in recent years, the empirical knowledge base remains under-developed. To close this gap between applied practice and knowledge regarding evidence-based and best practices, the current study explored and analyzed the referral process and related aspects of youth mentoring across six juvenile justice settings. These settings survey the scope of the juvenile justice system and reach a wide range of youth with vario... Read More
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190 pages
2010
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Project POOCH
Project POOCH (Lake Oswego, OR).
Information about and from Project POOCH can be found on this website. Project POOCH (Positive Opportunities, Obvious Change with Hounds) is a program began in 1993 at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, Oregon that has incarcerated youth care and trained shelter dogs for adoption. Points of entry include: about POOCH; adopt a dog; adopted dogs; POOCH youth; how to help; supporters; volunteer form; POOCH News; News—Back Issues; POOCH FAQ; links; POOCH on YouTube; POOCH on AM-No... Read More
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3 p.
2005
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Critical Elements of Re-Entry/Continuing Care Systems [Participant's Manual]
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO); U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
"Using a three-phase process [during this 36-hour course] to plan, create, and evaluate reentry/continuing care systems, participant teams plan ways to help juvenile offenders from their jurisdictions successfully transition from institutional settings back into the community." Sections of this manual include: jurisdictional team action planning -- building your new reentry/continuing care reality; visualizing juvenile success in your reentry/continuing care jurisdiction; what are you currently... Read More
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126 p.
2004
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Building Leadership Development Systems in Juvenile Justice Agencies [Participant's Manual]
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO); U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
The development and implementation of an in-house leadership and management development system (within existing agency parameters) are discussed during this 30-hour course. Sections of this manual include: training program introduction; setting a context and identifying trends; trainer and training function self-assessment; strategies for getting management buy-in; establishing a design team and advisory board; identifying candidates for your program; competency development and assessment of ma... Read More
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124 p.
2001
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Critical Elements of Successful Aftercare Services
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO); U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
Including preliminary information from the Intensive Aftercare Program Model (IAP) Project, this 30-hour course examines the planning and implementation of an aftercare and transition component in juvenile justice systems. Information is provided about: visualizing successful aftercare; the state of the States -- inventing successful aftercare; the challenge of successful aftercare; the theoretical framework of intensive aftercare; the six stages of successful aftercare; the six stages in pract... Read More
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ca. 175 p.
1999
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Washington State's Corrections Clearinghouse: A Comprehensive Approach to Offender Employment
By Finn, Peter. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); U.S. Dept. of Education. Office of Correctional Ed. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC).
The Corrections Clearinghouse (CCH) provides a wide range of services to prison inmates. Direct services include vocational assessments, job preparation training, and employment assistance. CCH also provides brokering and coordination services. While CCH's mission includes the provision of services to prisons, it also works with juvenile facilities and promotes jail employment skills training. Eighty percent of CCH enrollees completed programs. Of Ex-Offender Work Orientation (Ex-O) Program pa... Read More
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20 p.
1996
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The National GAINS Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System: Brochures
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (Washington, DC); U.. National GAINS Center (Delmar, NY); Policy Research, Inc. (Delmar, NY).
Five brochures are included in this document, with titles as follows: Jail Diversion/Creating Alternatives for Persons with Mental Illnesses; Addressing the Specific Needs of Women with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Criminal Justice System; Treatment of People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Criminal Justice System; The National GAINS Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System; and Screening and Assessment of Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System.... Read More
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10 p.
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