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Posted on October 3, 2006
Children and Youth
Juvenile Mental Health Courts - An Emerging Strategy
Juvenile Mental Health Courts: An Emerging Strategy
(6 pages, PDF), an issue brief put out by the
National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
, examines the benefits and drawbacks associated with using mental health courts as an alternative for juvenile offenders with mental health disorders. Funded by the
, the brief details how such courts are funded, which agencies administer them, the criteria used for including individuals in the programs, and the types of services provided to participants.
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