Apr

18-15

Webinar Archive: Maximizing the Impact of Juvenile Justice Interventions – The Importance of Risk/Needs Assessment

This webinar reviewed key concepts of risk assessment and its implementation in juvenile justice agencies. Topics covered included how to select a tool, how risk assessment differs from mental health screening, how the approach should differ depending on the juvenile justice setting, and some key points for effective implementation. The presenter for this webinar was Dr. Gina M. Vincent, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Co-Director of the National Youth Screening…

Past Event
April 18, 2013, 8:00am

This webinar reviewed key concepts of risk assessment and its implementation in juvenile justice agencies. Topics covered included how to select a tool, how risk assessment differs from mental health screening, how the approach should differ depending on the juvenile justice setting, and some key points for effective implementation. The presenter for this webinar was Dr. Gina M. Vincent, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Co-Director of the National Youth Screening and Assessment Project.

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