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ERIC Number: ED410738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 42
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Families, Juvenile Justice and Children's Mental Health.
McManus, Marilyn C., Ed.
Focal Point, v11 n1 Spr 1997
The theme issue of this bulletin is a discussion of youth with emotional disturbances who are in the juvenile justice system and how to meet their needs. Articles include: (1) "Responding to the Mental Health Needs of Youth in the Juvenile Justice System" (Susan Rotenberg); (2) "Prevalence of Mental Disorders among Youth in the Juvenile Justice System" (John F. Edens and Randy K. Otto); (3) "The Trouble with Delinquent Girls" (Joanne Belknap and Kristi Holsinger), which discusses how juvenile justice service providers and parents treat girls inequitably and why girls become law-breakers; (4) "Overrepresentation of Youth of Color in the Juvenile Justice System: Culturally Competent Service System Strategies" (Marva P. Benjamin); (5) "Parents at the Front Door in Family Court and Child Welfare: Developing Parent Supports in the Juvenile Justice System" (Carol Lichtenwalter and others); (6) "The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: A Federal Partner in Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Juvenile Offenders" (Shay Bilchik); (7) "Youth with Disabilities in the Justice System: Integrating Disability Specific Approaches" (Lili Garfinkel), which addresses the impact that certain disabilities have on criminal behavior and the need to consider these influences in making adjudication and placement decisions; (8) "Multisystemic Therapy: An Effective Community-Based Alternative to Incarceration" (Scott W. Henggeler); (9) "'Intensive Aftercare' in Juvenile Corrections--The Colorado Experience" (David B. Bennett); "Bethesda Family Services Foundation'Committed To Healing America's Families'" (Dominic Herbst); and (10) "The Virginia Intensive Parole Program" (Valerie Boykin). The Social Security Administration's new rules for the children's Supplemental Security Income program are also discussed. (CR)
Portland State University, Research & Training Center, Regional Research Institute for Human Services, P.O. Box 751, Portland, Oregon 97207-0751; telephone: 503-725-4175; fax: 503-725-4180.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Mental Health Services.
Authoring Institution: Portland State Univ., OR. Regional Research Inst. for Human Services.