Seven Common Characteristics of Juvenile Mental Health Courts

Policy Research AssociatesThis report from Policy Research Associates is a broad blueprint for communities planning or evaluating a juvenile mental health court (JMHC). Funded by the National Institute of Justice, the report is based on a national survey of all JMHCs in the U.S., site visits, stakeholder interviews, observations of court proceedings, and focus groups, and extensive interviews with participants and their guardians.