A Competency Development Model for Meeting Coordinators in Juvenile and Family Courts

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ปริญญา วิชาโคตร โฆษิต อินทวงศ์ บุญมี พันธ์ุไทย นวลละออ แสงสุข

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The objectives of this research are to (1)study the circumstances and problems, (2) study the necessary competencies, (3)Set up a competency development model, and (4) evaluate a competency development model coordinator in juvenile and family courts. The research instruments are the structured interviews questionnaire and group discussion and then evaluate the logical validity of the models by the experts who are or used to be the juvenile and family courts’ judges, the directors of the detention center, the meeting coordinator in the courts. The staff who have involved in correcting and rehabbing child and juvenile offenders of juvenile and family courts, and the academics who specialize in administrating and managing the human resources and/or human resources development. The statistics for the data analyses are :-the standard deviations, Percentage, statistical mean,. and ranges between quartiles.


The findings: Most meeting coordinator are recruited from volunteers, associate judges, and the compromise – bidders of the courts. These staff have experiences and understanding of the court’s procedures. They have knowledge, abilities, characteristics, and ability suitable for their duties. But some still lack of experiences and knowledge on the child and juvenile cases. Some lack of the court litigation, hearing, the group motivation, the ridding of conflicts, the report writing. Some have a negative attitude about child and juvenile problems. Some still lack for problem solving skills for justice, lack of commitment for their jobs, no sacrifice to their offices, and some didn’t have enough honesty for their duty. By using the Delphi technique. When assessing the appropriateness of the four essential competency development models, it was found that characteristics, attitudes, abilities and knowledge are appropriate, respectively through competent training.

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