The Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law
Course in Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
This course is designed for professionals engaged in providing services to youth and families involved in the juvenile justice system who aspire to improve outcomes for youth and families through enhancing their programs and services and by more effectively partnering with public and private agencies and providers (state, local, tribal or other).
General: law and systems overview, consultation and testimony
Evaluations of juveniles, including: CST, CR, aid to sentencing
Specialty evaluations: violence risk assessment, juvenile fire setting, substance abuse
Empirically-based treatments and best practices