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Mental Health Screening in Juvenile Justice Services
This StateScan publication is the 4th in a series that distills important knowledge from NCJJ’s new Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website. The author, Andrew Wachter, organizes results from a 51-jurisdiction survey that addresses the landscape of standardized mental health screening in juvenile justice. This publication focuses on standardize mental health screening tools that are required at the state-level in juvenile detention, probation and correction settings. This original analysis highlights …
NCJJ Fact Sheet: One Out of Every Six Formal Juvenile Court Cases Were Referred for Status Offenses
NCJJ Fact Sheets distill knowledge into a one page format with supporting facts. This release addresses the prevalence of status offenses in cases formally referred to juvenile court.
Statewide Risk Assessment in Juvenile Probation
This is the next in a new series intended to support NCJJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website development effort. This StateScan publication released for the project addresses the prevalence of risk assessment tools in juvenile probation. This is the first time NCJJ has conducted a scan of risk assessment practices at the state level in juvenile probation.
Systems Integration: Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice
NCJJ conducted a semi-structured survey of the state-level efforts to coordinate information and practice during the winter of 2014. This four page publication presents the results through the lens of how centralized or decentralized the social service systems are in the respective states. The publication is part of a series previewing and supporting information provided in greater detail on the Juvenile Justice, Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website.
JJGPS StateScan Juvenile Competency Procedures
This is the 1st in a new series intended to support NCJJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website development effort. The first StateScan publication released for the project addresses state policy (as determined in juvenile justice statutes) governing determinations for a youth’s competency to stand trial in delinquency matters. This scan is the first time NCJJ has conducted a comparative statute analysis on this topic.