Recommended Data Collection - Colorado State Judicial Branch

Recommended Data Collection for Historically Disadvantaged Groups
Demographic data (parents and children):
a. Race
b. Age (DOB)
c. Gender
II. Demographic data for all groups:
a. All Child Welfare referrals
b. Founded referrals
c. Court involved cases
d. Screened for program
i. Accepted
ii. Rejected
e. Enter program
f. Refuse entry into program
g. Discharge successfully
h. Discharge unsuccessfully
i. Commit new crime within 1 and 3 years of discharge (successful and
III. In program data metrics
a. Screening and assessment scores
b. Education level
c. Employment status
d. Sanctions and incentives (date, type, length)
e. Jail sanctions
f. Treatment referrals
g. Time from referral to first appointment
h. Ancillary services provided
i. Dispositions for successful and unsuccessful completion of Family Drug
j. Aftercare services provided
Colorado Judicial Branch
Additional Resources
 Kirwan Institute at Ohio State University: the study of Race and Ethnicity
 Harvard Project Implicit
Colorado Judicial Branch
 Jerry Kang, J. M., et al, (2012). Implicit Bias in the Courtroom. UCLA Law Review,
 National Center for State Courts: Helping courts address implicit bias: Resources for
 Papillion, K. (2012, March 23). Neuroscience and the killing of Trayvon Martin.
 The Biased Eye, January 15, 2015. National Public Radio.
 Vedantam, Shankar. (2010). The Hidden Brain. New York, New York. Random
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 Gladwell, Malcom. (2005). Blink. New York, New York. Little, Brown Company Time
Warner Book Group