Mental Health Treatment for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

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About the Course:

This reviews a variety of “promising practices” for treatment and presents examples of treatment programs in action. Special populations in the juvenile justice system are also addressed, as well as examples of what does not work when attempting to treat juvenile offenders.


National Mental Health Association

This publication is made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the juvenile justice system and mental health. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand, recognize, and utilize a variety of treatment approaches.

  2. Differentiate among the types of “special populations” in the juvenile justice system.

  3. Design treatment programs/approaches based on examples cited.

Article: Mental Health Treatment for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This article was reproduced from the Mental Health America website

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Course Number: 100289
Credit Hours: 3cr
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
Format: Online Article
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