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Publication Date

4-2016

Document Type

Psychiatry Issue Brief

Abstract

Sorting juvenile offenders by risk requires valid risk assessment instruments, critical tools for facilitating matching the right services to the right youth at the right time. Juvenile justice systems need to consider risk in conjunction with juveniles’ mental health, to ensure that appropriate services are provided.

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Subject Area

Children, Legal Issues, Juvenile Justice, Risk Assessment

Keywords

Juvenile Justice, risk assessment tools, risk factors

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Gina M. Vincent

 
 

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