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Presented at the 20th Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 2000 Room: Salon E & F
Presenting: Valerie Williams
All Authors for this paper: Valerie Williams; Thomas Grisso
Presentation Type: poster presentation
Synopsis: This presentation reports factors that influence the rapid adoption and implementation of the Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument-version 2 (MAYSI-2) and the perceived consequences of routine MAYSI-2 mental health screening. Semi-structured interviews and focus groups were conducted with administrators, managers, and front-line staff in juvenile detention centers in three states (N = 19). Results will allow us to better inform juvenile justice facilities regarding the conditions under which screening can more often result in increases in mental health services to youth entering the system and help guide future efforts to provide technology to juvenile justice programs in the interest of youths.
Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2007
Session Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM