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Racial Differences In The Mental Health Needs And Service Utilization Of Youth In The Juvenile Justice System, Michael Jenuwine, Purva Rawal, Jill Romansky, John S. Lyons Jan 2004

Racial Differences In The Mental Health Needs And Service Utilization Of Youth In The Juvenile Justice System, Michael Jenuwine, Purva Rawal, Jill Romansky, John S. Lyons

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Mental health placement rates by the juvenile justice system differ by race. However, it is unknown whether mental health needs differ by race. This study attempted to investigate potential differences in mental health needs and service utilization among Caucasian, African American, and Hispanic juvenile justice involved youth. A stratified random sample of 473 youth petitioned, adjudicated, and incarcerated from 1995-1996 was examined using a standard chart review protocol and the Childhood Severity of Psychiatric Illness measure for mental health needs. Significant and unique mental health needs were demonstrated for all racial groups. African American youth demonstrated the greatest level of ...


Using Therapeutic Jurisprudence To Bridge The Juvenile Justice And Mental Health Systems, Michael J. Jenuwine, Gene Griffin Jan 2003

Using Therapeutic Jurisprudence To Bridge The Juvenile Justice And Mental Health Systems, Michael J. Jenuwine, Gene Griffin

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Mental Health Assessment Of Minors In The Juvenile Justice System, Michael Jenuwine, Curtis Heaston, Diane N. Walsh, Gene Griffin Jan 2003

Mental Health Assessment Of Minors In The Juvenile Justice System, Michael Jenuwine, Curtis Heaston, Diane N. Walsh, Gene Griffin

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