Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102872
About the Course:
Transitions in the role of the juvenile justice system have necessitated more inclusion of assessment and treatment for behavioral health disorders. This is an informative article on the types of treatment used in the juvenile justice system and the efficacy of these treatment programs. Recommendations for bridging the gaps in behavioral health treatment in the juvenile justice system are offered by the authors.
This course is based on the article, Mental Illness and Juvenile Offenders created by Lee A. Underwood, Psy. D et al. in 2016.
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- To identify the historical changes in the juvenile justice system that have influenced the role of behavioral health treatment within the system
- To compare differences among the types and efficacy of various behavioral health interventions for juveniles in the justice system
- To identify clarifications and recommendations for the role of behavioral interventions in meeting the needs of the juveniles in the justice system
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