"Residential Positive Achievement Change Tool (Pact)" - Florida

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Residential PACT
v1.3
March 2009
Residential PACT
v1.3
March 2009
For Initial Residential Assessments all items that correspond to the C-PACT have the response from the most
recent C-PACT highlighted. The user will be required to select a response. For the initial R-PACT, current will
refer to the time since the youth entered the program. Some items can not be filled out until a reassessment is
conducted. Items/responses shaded gray are new to the R-PACT and will have to be answered for the first
time in an Initial RPACT Assessment. Others will be highlighted with the previous C-PACT response.
DOMAIN 1: Record of Referrals Resulting in Diversion, Adjudication Withheld, Adjudication, or Deferred Prosecution
Domain 1 Definitions: Referrals, rather than offenses, are used to assess the persistence of re-offending by the youth. Referrals
should be included in Domain 1 if either (1) they have a qualifying disposition or (2) they have no qualifying disposition but are less
than 500 days old from the date of the referral. Qualifying dispositions include only referrals that resulted in diversion, adjudication
withheld, adjudication, deferred prosecution or referral to adult court (regardless of whether successfully completed).
O
Over 16
1.
Age at first offense: The age at the time of the offense for which the youth was referred to juvenile court for
the first time on a non-traffic misdemeanor or felony.
O
16
O
15
O
13 to 14
O
12 and Under
Felony and misdemeanor referrals: Items 2 and 3 are mutually exclusive and should add to the total number of referrals as defined
in “Domain 1 Definitions,” see above.
Misdemeanor referrals: Total number of referrals, as defined in ―Domain 1 Definitions,‖ see above, for
O
None or one
2.
which the most serious offense was a non-traffic misdemeanor.
O
Two
O
Three or four
O
Five or more
Felony referrals: Total number of referrals, as defined in ―Domain 1 Definitions,‖ see above, for which the
O
3.
None
most serious offense was for a felony offense.
O
One
O
Two
O
Three or more
Against-person or weapon referrals: Items 4, 5, and 6 are mutually exclusive and should add to the total number of referrals, as
defined in ―Domain 1 Definitions,‖ see above, that involve an against-person or weapon offense, including sex offenses.
O
None
4.
Weapon referrals: Total number of referrals for which the most serious offense was a firearm/weapon
charge or a weapon enhancement finding.
O
One or more
O
5.
Against-person misdemeanor referrals: Total number of referrals for which the most serious offense was
None
an against-person misdemeanor – a misdemeanor involving threats, force, or physical harm to another
O
One
person or sexual misconduct (assault, coercion, harassment, intimidation, etc).
O
Two or more
O
None
6.
Against-person felony referrals: Total number of referrals involving force or physical harm to another
person including sexual misconduct as defined by FDLE as violent felonies.
O
One or two
O
Three or more
Sex offense referrals: Items 7 and 8 are mutually exclusive and should add to the total number of referrals, as defined in “Domain 1
Definitions,” see above), that involve a sex offense or sexual misconduct.
O
7.
Sexual misconduct misdemeanor referrals: Total number of referrals for which the most serious offense
None
was a sexual misconduct misdemeanor, including obscene phone calls, indecent exposure, obscenity,
O
One
pornography, or public indecency, or misdemeanors with sexual motivation.
O
Two or more
O
None
8.
Felony sex offense referrals: Total number of referrals for a felony sex offense or involving sexual
motivation including carnal knowledge, child molestation, communication with minor for immoral purpose,
O
One
incest, indecent exposure, indecent liberties, promoting pornography, rape, sexual misconduct, or voyeurism.
O
Two or more
O
None
9.
Confinements in secure detention where youth was held for at least 48 hours: Number of times the
youth was held for at least 48 hours physically confined in a detention facility.
O
One
O
Two
O
Three or more
O
None
10. Commitment orders where youth served at least one day confined under residential commitment:
Total number of commitment orders and modification orders for which the youth served at least one day
O
One
confined under residential commitment. A day served includes credit for time served.
O
Two or more
O
None
11. Escapes: Total number of attempted or actual escapes that resulted in adjudication.
O
One
O
Two or more
O
12. Pick Up Orders for failure-to-appear in court or absconding supervision: Total number of failures-to-
None
appear in court or absconding supervision that resulted in a pick up order being issued. Exclude failure-to-
O
One
appear warrants for non-criminal matters.
O
Two or more
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DOMAIN 2: Gender
Gender is auto-populated from JJIS.
DOMAIN 3A: School History
 No special education needs
1.
Youth is a special education student or has a formal
 ADHD
diagnosis of a special education need: (Check all that
 Behavioral
apply).
 Learning
 Mental retardation
O No expulsions /suspensions
2.
History of expulsions and out of school suspensions since
the first grade:
O 1 expulsion/suspension
O 2 or 3 expulsions /suspensions
O 4 or 5 expulsions /suspensions
O 6 or 7 expulsions /suspensions
O More than 7 expulsions /suspensions
O No expulsions/suspensions
O 14 to 15 years old
3.
Age at first expulsion or suspension:
O 5 to 9 years old
O 16 to 18 years old
O 10 to 13 years old
O Graduated/GED
O Suspended
4. Youth has been enrolled in a community school during the
O Enrolled full-time
O Dropped out
time prior to residential admission, regardless of
attendance:
O Enrolled part-time
O Expelled
DOMAIN 3B: Current School Status
(Current is within last 4 weeks)
 Not Applicable
1.
Type of school program provided by residential program:
 Academic
(Check all that apply).
 Vocational
 College Classes
 GED Prep
Math
Reading
Language
2.
BASI Standard Scores:
Arts
Pretest:___
Pretest___
Pretest___
Posttest:___
Posttest___
Posttest___
DOMAIN 3C: Current Academic School Status
(Current is within last 4 weeks)
O Believes getting an education is of value
1.
Youth believes there is value in getting an education:
O Somewhat believes education is of value
O Does not believe education is of value
O Believes school is encouraging
2.
Youth believes school provides an encouraging
O Somewhat believes school is encouraging
environment:
O Does not believe school is encouraging
O Not close to any educational staff
3.
Educational staff the youth likes or feels comfortable
O Close to 1 educational staff
talking with:
O Close to 2 educational staff
O Close to 3 educational staff
O Close to 4 or more educational staff
Youth’s conduct: Fighting or threatening students;
O Recognition for good behavior
4.
O No problems with school conduct
threatening teachers/staff; overly disruptive behavior; crimes
(e.g., theft, vandalism); lying, cheating, dishonesty.
O Problems that were handled by teachers
O Problems that required an escalated response/
additional staff involvement
O Removals from classroom
5.
Number of removals from classroom or suspensions:
O No removals/suspensions
O 1 removal/suspension
O 2 or 3 removals/suspensions
O 4 or more removals/suspensions
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Youth’s current academic performance:
6.
O Above 3.5 GPA
O Above 3.0 (mostly As and Bs)
O 2.0 to 3.0 (mostly Bs and Cs, no Fs)
O 1.0 to 2.0 (mostly Cs and Ds, some Fs)
O Below 1.0 (some Ds and mostly Fs)
7.
Interviewer's assessment of likelihood the youth will stay
O Very likely to stay in school and graduate
in and graduate from high school:
O Uncertain if youth will stay and graduate
O Not very likely to stay and graduate
DOMAIN 3D: Current Vocational Training Status
(Current is within last 4 weeks)
1.
Youth believes there is value in getting vocational training:
O Believes getting vocational training is of value
O Somewhat believes vocational training is of value
O Does not believe vocational training is of value
2.
Youth believes vocational training provides an encouraging
O Believes vocational training is encouraging
environment:
O Somewhat believes vocational training is
encouraging
O Does not believe vocational training is encouraging
3.
Vocational instructors youth likes or feels comfortable
O Not close to any instructors
talking with:
O Close to 1 instructor
O Close to 2 instructors
O Close to 3 instructors
O Close to 4 or more instructors
Youth’s conduct: Fighting or threatening students;
4.
O Recognition for good behavior
threatening teachers/staff; overly disruptive behavior;
O No problems with school conduct
drug/alcohol use; crimes (e.g., theft, vandalism); lying,
O Problems that were handled by teachers
cheating, dishonesty.
O Problems that required an escalated
response/additional staff involvement
O Removals from class
5.
Number of removals or suspensions:
O No removals/suspensions.
O 1 removal/suspension
O 2 or 3 removals/suspensions
O 4 or more removals/suspensions
O NA – not in certificate program
6.
Youth progress in earning occupational completion points:
O Minimal progress in earning occupational completion
points
O Moderate progress in earning occupational
completion points
O Substantial progress in earning occupational
completion points
7. Youth's interest in pursuing employment in vocational area
O Very interested in pursuing employment using
trained:
vocational training
O Uncertain about pursing employment using
vocational training
O Not very interested in pursing employment using
vocational training
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DOMAIN 4A: Historic Use of Free Time
1.
History of structured recreational activities within the past
O Involved in 2 or more structured activities
5 years: Youth has participated in structured and supervised
O Involved in 1 structured activity
pro-social community activities, such as religious
O Never involved in structured activities
group/church, community group, cultural group, club, athletics,
or other community activities.
2.
History of unstructured pro-social recreational activities
O Involved in 2 or more pro-social unstructured activities
within the past 5 years: Youth has engaged in activities that
O Involved in 1 pro-social unstructured activity
positively occupy the youth's time, such as reading, hobbies,
O Never involved in pro-social unstructured activities
etc.
DOMAIN 4B: Current Use of Structured/Unstructured Recreation/Leisure Time
(Current is within last 4 weeks)
o
1.
Current involvement in structured non-academic
Primarily positive behavior or contribution to most
activities: Youth participates in structured and supervised
structured activities
o
prosocial activities such as religious group/church, community
Primarily positive behavior or contribution to at least
group, cultural groups, clubs, and athletics.
one structured activity
o
Passive participation in structured activities
o
Primarily negative attitude in structured activities
o
Primarily negative behavior in structured activities
 Hobby, group or club
 None
2.
Types of structured non-academic activities toward which
 Religious activities
the youth has a positive behavior or influence: (Check all
 Adult Mentor
 Peer to peer mentoring
that apply).
 Athletics
 Volunteer organization
 Community/cultural
group
 Community Service
activities
O Positive use of unstructured time pursues pro-social
3.
Current use of unstructured/leisure time:
interests.
O Neither positive nor negative use of unstructured time
O Negative use of unstructured time, gets in trouble
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