Mental Health Issues in California’s Juvenile Justice System

May 27, 2010

Youth Law Center’s work on placement delay was cited in a recent Berkeley Center on Criminal Justice Policy Brief, Mental Health Issues in California’s Juvenile Justice System (May 2010). The Policy Brief discusses a range is issues in serving youth with mental health needs in the California juvenile justice system, including the need for uniform definitions, better data, prompt assessment using validated tools, enhanced access to outcome-based services, and improved inter-agency collaboration.

Mental Health Issues in California’s Juvenile Justice System (May 2010)