October 23, 2017

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The Portland Model Court Expanded Second Shelter Hearing Process: Evaluating Best Practice Components of Front-Loading

This report summarizes research conducted between April 2000 and August 2001 regarding the Multnomah County Juvenile Court's second shelter hearing process. The findings are meant to provide a foundation of factual information and analysis about the operation of this additional preliminary protective hearing to court and systems professionals. It is also meant to provide guidance to others considering implementing such a process in their own jurisdictions.

Available Media: Print

Producer: National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges

Source: OJJDP

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