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Blueprint for Change: A Comprehensive Model for the Identification and Treatment of Youth with Mental Health Needs in Contact with the Juvenile Justice Network

Published Dec 31, 2005, The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, Kathleen R. Skowyra; Joseph J. Cocozza, Ph.D.

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Presents a comprehensive model for providing a broad range of mental health services to youth in contact with the juvenile justice system with recommended actions and over 30 detailed suggestions. Based on four years of research including: literature review, multi-site prevalence study of mental health needs and services for youth in different levels of juvenile justice care, and identification of existing promising programs and practices.

Reform areas: Mental/behavioral health

Categories: Mental/behavioral health

Uploaded Jan 13, 2009


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Models for Change was a juvenile justice systems reform initiative supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, website operated by Justice Policy Institute.