Juvenile mental health courts for adjudicated youth: Role implications for child and adolescent psychiatric mental health nurses

F. Antoinette Burriss, Alfiee M. Breland-Noble, Joe L. Webster, Jose A. Soto

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-121
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
Volume24
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Phychiatric Mental Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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