Coordinating criminal and juvenile court proceedings in child maltreatment cases a summary of a research study by Debra Whitcomb

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in [Washington D.C.] .

Written in English

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  • Conduct of court proceedings -- United States,
  • Child abuse -- Investigation -- United States,
  • Criminal procedure -- United States

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Other titlesNational Institute of Justice research preview
Statementby Debra Whitcomb and Mark Hardin
ContributionsHardin, Mark, National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13619303M
OCLC/WorldCa35900388

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Many cases of child maltreatment involve both criminal and juvenile court proceedings, each initiated by different government entities, and each pursuing different processes that may be incompatible, inefficient, and deleterious to the child and family; to learn how jurisdictions deal with these issues, researchers talked to a nationally representative sample of criminal.

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The full report on the project, “Coordinating Criminal and Juvenile Justice Court Pro- ceedings in Child Maltreatment Cases,” by Debra Whitcomb and Mark Hardin (NCJ ) is available through the National Criminal Justice Reference Ser- vice on interlibrary loan or for a photocopying fee.

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(3 pages). PDF TEXT NCJRS Abstract. 1. Introduction. The association between child maltreatment – all types of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect of individuals below age 18 (World Health Organization, ) – and offending behavior – defined in this paper as any illegal activities (e.g., assault, burglary, drug possession or use) punishable by a state or other authority – has been.

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MENTABERRY, supra note 27; see also NAT’L COUNCIL OF JUVENILE & FAMILY COURT JUDGES, ADOPTION AND PERMANENCY GUIDELINES: IMPROVING COURT PRACTICE IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES 7, 28, 31 () (“Family group conferencing and mediation programs have been incorporated into many Model Court juris- dictions”).

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