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Title: Developing Programs To Serve Victims and Witnesses in the Juvenile Justice System: A Training Workshop (Instructor's Guide)
Author(s): B Bourque; R Cronin
Corporate Author: American Institutes for Research
Ctr for Effective Collaboration and Practice
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 254
Sponsoring Agency: American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC 20007
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 87-JS-CX-K093
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Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: An instructor's guide to curriculum is presented for a training workshop, the Victims and Witnesses in the Juvenile Justice System Development Program created for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. The workshop is designed to help victim assistance providers and juvenile justice agency representatives develop or improve specialized programs.
Abstract: The material contained in this guide is divided into five modules corresponding to steps in the program development process. Delivery of the workshop requires at least three instructors, one to oversee the workshop arrangements, registration, welcome, and introduction, and to facilitate small group discussions and two to present any two modules each. At the end of the workshop, participants should be expected to articulate a victim-witness assistance program that is consistent with the philosophy of the juvenile justice system, recognize successful program designs used in other jurisdictions, know how to conduct and use a needs assessment, be familiar with program planning techniques, collect and analyze data and evaluate program processes and outcomes, analyze victim statutes, and find materials and forms necessary to develop local programs. The full-day workshop combines lectures, guided group participation, desk exercises, and group discussion. This guide contains notes for each module, handouts, a handbook describing components of model victim assistance programs, and overheads.
Main Term(s): Victim program implementation; Victim-witness programs
Index Term(s): Juvenile program needs assessment; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Program design; Program evaluation; Workshops and seminars
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