Category: at-risk youth

Jan 21

Assessments Often Miss Mental Health Issues for Youth on Probation

Medical Xpress By Bert Gambini An assessment tool used by many jurisdictions within the juvenile justice system that is intended to help recognize the effects of adversity and trauma in children’s lives is not the best means of evaluating mental health problems faced by at-risk youth, according to new study by a University at Buffalo …

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Jul 14

Apply Now: Multi-System Collaboration Training and Technical Assistance Program

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University is seeking applicants for Cohort V of its Multi-System Collaboration Training and Technical Assistance Program. The program will support up to six jurisdictions through distance learning and will help participating sites develop a foundation that aims to enhance outcomes for youth, families, staff, and communities through case-level decision making …

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