Ch 17 PPT - Innovative Justice for Youth with Mental Health...

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Innovative Justice for Youth with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Juvenile Drug and Mental Health Courts Chapter 17
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Overview Prevalence of Behavioral Health Disorders within the Juvenile Justice System Mental health disorders Substance use disorders Co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders Factors contributing to Increased Prevalence Rates Problems Associated with Behavioral Health Issues and the Juvenile Justice System
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Overview Problem-Solving Juvenile Drug and Mental Health Courts The Expansion of Juvenile Drug Courts: Innovative Programs Rooted in Traditional Philosophy Describing Juvenile Drug Courts and Characterizing Participating Juveniles Juvenile Drug Court Descriptions: In the Words of the Court and External Observers Juvenile Drug Court Outcomes
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Overview The Juvenile Mental Health Court: Innovation or Last Resort? National Survey of Juvenile Mental Health Courts Future Trends: Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Courts
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Introduction Increasing numbers of co-morbidity Finding new and more effective ways to intervene is challenging Need for specialized programs and courts
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Prevalence of Behavioral Health Disorders within the Juvenile Justice System Rates of mental health and substance use among detained youth is significantly high Higher than youth in community-based mental health systems Mental health 53-84% among detained youth Higher in females Substance use Over 28% use alcohol and 11% use drugs
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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Ch 17 PPT - Innovative Justice for Youth with Mental Health...

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