Risk-Need-Responsivity: Managing Risk and Mental Health for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

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Risk-Need-Responsivity: Managing Risk and Mental Health for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Court Type: 
Juvenile Specialty Court
Training Format: 
Webinar
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Risk-Need-Responsivity: Managing Risk and Mental Health for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth
Wednesday, November 18th at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.(EST)

This presentation will begin with an overview of the characteristics of risk assessment instruments and RNR principles. The presentation also will review results from a multi-site quasi-experimental study of the impact of implementation of risk assessment in six juvenile probation offices on case management decisions and re-offending.

Gina Vincent, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Law & Psychiatry Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA. She also is President of the National Youth Screening and Assessment Partners (NYSAP), a MacArthur Foundation Models for Change technical assistance center for assisting juvenile justice agencies with the selection and implementation of mental health and risk assessments.

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Sponsor/Organizer: 
University of Massachusetts Medical School