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University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Peer Reviewed Publications

Some Initial Ideas About Implementation of a Child-centered, Neighborhood-based Child Protection System

Tomkins, A. J., & Olson, K. A. (2002). Some initial ideas about implementation of a child-centered, neighborhood-based child protection system: Impressions from focus groups in Nebraska. In G. B. Melton, R. A. Thompson, & M. A. Small (Eds.), Toward a Child-centered, Neighborhood-based Child Protection System: A Report of the Consortium on Children, Families, and the […]

Author: Alan Tomkins,

Creating Caring Communities: The Need for Structural Change

Small, M.A., Melton, G.B., Olson, K.A., & Tomkins, A.J. (2002). Creating caring communities: The need for structural change. In G.B. Melton, R. A. Thompson, & M. A. Small (Eds.), Toward a child-centered, neighborhood-based child protection system: A Report of the Consortium on Children, Families, and the Law (pp. 263-279). Wesport, CT: Praeger.

Author: Alan Tomkins,

Clinical Practice and Violence Risk Assessment: Availability of MacArthur Risk Factors

Elbogen, E. B., Mercado, C., Tomkins, A. J., & Scalora, M. J. (2001). Clinical practice and violence risk assessment: Availability of MacArthur risk factors. In D. Farrington, C. R. Hollin, & M. McMurran (Eds.), Sex and violence: The psychology of crimes and risk assessment (pp. 38-55). New York: Routledge.

Author: Alan Tomkins, Mario Scalora,