Mental Health Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice

Mental Health Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice

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It is well known that many children and adolescents entering the juvenile justice system suffer from serious mental disorders. Yet until now, few resources have been available to help mental health and juvenile justice professionals accurately identify the mental health needs of the youths in their care. Filling a crucial gap, this volume offers a practical primer on screening and assessment together with in-depth reviews of over 20 widely used instruments. Comprehensive and timely, it brings together leading experts to provide authoritative guidance in this challenging area of clinical practice. Grounded in extensive research and real world practical experience, this is an indispensable reference for clinical and forensic psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists, as well as juvenile justice administrators and others who work with youths in the justice system. An informative resource for students, it is an ideal supplemental text for graduate-level courses.Extensive training and support materials are available. The CAFAS Self-Training Manual (Hodges, 2000b) is used to train raters to be reliable. It contains instructions for scoring, demonstration vignettes with answers, and vignettes foranbsp;...

Title:Mental Health Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice
Author: Thomas Grisso, Gina Vincent, Daniel Seagrave
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2005

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