TOPIC: Juvenile mental health courts for adjudicated youth. PURPOSE: To describe the role of psychiatric nurses in reducing mental health disparities for adjudicated youth via juvenile mental health courts. SOURCES: ISI Web of Knowledge; Sage Journals Online; HighWire; PubMed; Google Scholar and Wiley Online Library and websites for psychiatric nursing organizations. Years included: 2000-2010. CONCLUSIONS: Juvenile mental health courts may provide a positive and effective alternative to incarceration for youth with mental health problems with psychiatric nurses playing a key role in program implementation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing|
|State||Published - 2011|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Phychiatric Mental Health
- Psychiatry and Mental health