ERIC Number: ED493323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Corrections. Focal Point: Research, Policy, and Practice in Children's Mental Health. Volume 20, Number 2, Summer 2006
Walker, Janet S., Ed.
Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health
This issue of "Focal Point" describes the need for, and provides examples of, new strategies for meeting the mental health needs of children and adolescents involved with the juvenile justice system. Articles in this issue discuss the particular need for correction in the way that the juvenile justice system interacts with youth who have mental health difficulties. Articles in this issue include: (1) Corrections: New Strategies for Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Youth in Juvenile Justice (Janet S. Walker); (2) A Blueprint for Change: Improving the System Response to Youth with Mental Health Needs Involved with the Juvenile Justice System (Kathleen Skowyra); (3) Views from the RAD (Eric Wise, Kyle Malone, and Vincent Gilbert); (4) Investigation and Litigation in Juvenile Justice (Eric Trupin); (5) Bad Conduct, Defiance, and Mental Health (Charles Huffine); (6) Overview of the FIT Treatment Model (Terry Lee and Megan De Robertis); (7) What Families Think of the Juvenile Justice System: Findings from the OJJDP Multi-State Study (Trina Osher); (8) The Integrated Co-Occurring Treatment Model (ICT): A New Treatment Model for Youth with Co-Occurring Disorders Involved in the Juvenile Justice System (Richard Shepler, Helen K. Cleminshaw, and Patrick Kanary); and (9) A Shortage of Mental Health Services Drives Inappropriate Placements in Juvenile Detention (Melanie Sage).
Descriptors: Health Services, Court Litigation, Mental Health Programs, Mental Health, Health Needs, Juvenile Justice, Delinquency, Child Health, Delivery Systems, Behavior Problems, Antisocial Behavior, Parent Attitudes, Models, Rehabilitation, Family Involvement
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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. Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health.