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Juvenile Mental Health Courts (JMHCs) provide case management and support to youth in the juvenile justice system with behavioral health needs.
Children and youth with mental health issues and learning difficulties are common in the juvenile justice system and finding ways to effectively re
Youth in Juvenile Hall are often at a critical crisis point.
Mental health screening and assessment is crucial within juvenile correctional facilities (JC).
This brief reviews the prevalence of mental health issues among youth in the juvenile justice system, including: 1) the types of disorders among yo
While mental health problems are generally not risk factors for criminal behavior according to the risk-needs-responsivity (RNR) framework of corre
This study examines the effects of mental health screening and service delivery on perceived future criminal justice interactions— arrest and incar
Many juvenile justice systems across the country are overwhelmed by the number of young people suffering from behavioral health problems—meaning me
This literature review will focus on the scope of mental health problems of at-risk and justice-involved youths; the impact of mental health on jus
People with co-occurring mental illnesses and substance use disorders—also known simply as co-occurring disorders—have complex needs that require i
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international exper
From police departments to courts of law, the CCBHC model provides a mechanism to coordinate, deliver - and often pay for - mental health and subst
Through the Hampden County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) in Springfield, Massachusetts, hundreds of incarcerated people are learning how to manage stress