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Within the past decade, reliance on the juvenile justice system to meet the needs of juvenile offenders with mental health concerns has increased.
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
This brief presents opportunities to improve caseflow management and outcomes for criminal court defendants who have behavioral health needs.
Preventing, reducing, and improving interactions between autistic individuals and the criminal justice system are urgent research and policy priori