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Mental Health Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice
Edited by Thomas Grisso, Gina Vincent, & Daniel Seagrave
Guilford Press / Hardcover / Apr 2005
9781593851323 (ISBN-10: 1593851324)
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A complete, authoritative guide for professionals charged with identifying the mental health needs of juveniles in the justice system, this volume offers a practical primer on screening and assessment together with in-depth reviews of over 20 widely used instruments. The book describes how to put screening and assessment programs into place in juvenile justice settings in order to determine whether youth require specialized mental health treatment services, evaluate violence risks, develop more effective rehabilitation plans, and address specific forensic questions. Chapters on specific instruments--many of which are written by the test developers themselves--follow a consistent format for ease of reference and comparison. Coverage encompasses the psychometric properties of each measure, its recommended applications, and administration and scoring procedures, including an illustrative case example.
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I. Preparing for Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice Programs
1. Why Juvenile Justice Programs Need Mental Health Screening and Assessment, Thomas Grisso
2. A Developmental Perspective on Adolescent Personality, Psychopathology, and Delinquency, Gina Vincent and Thomas Grisso
3. The Context for Mental Health Screening and Assessment, Thomas Grisso and Gina Vincent
4. Evaluating the Properties of Instruments for Screening and Assessment, Thomas Grisso

II. Multidimensional Brief Screening Tools
5. Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument--Version 2, Thomas Grisso and Judith Quinlan
6. Problem-Oriented Screening Instrument for Teenagers, Richard Dembo and Amanda Anderson
7. Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale, Kay Hodges

III. Unidimensional Screening Tools
8. Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory for Adolescents--Second Version, Franklin G. Miller and Linda E. Lazowski
9. Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children, Jennifer Meltzer Wolpaw, Julian D. Ford, Elana Newman, Joanne L. Davis, and John Briere
10. Scales for Assessing Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Bryan R. Loney and Carla A. Counts

IV. Comprehensive Assessment Instruments
11. Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment, Thomas Achenbach
12. Personality Inventory for Children, Second Edition; Personality Inventory for Youth; and Student Behavior Survey, David Lachar and Jenine Boyd
13. Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children: Present State Voice, Gail A. Wasserman, Larkin S. McReynolds, Prudence Fisher, and Christopher P. Lucas
14. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Adolescent, Robert P. Archer and Emily M. Baker
15. Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory, Randall T. Salekin, Anne-Marie R. Leistico, Crystal L. Schrum, and Jana Mullins

V. Tools for Assessing Risk of Violence and Recidivism
16. Washington State Juvenile Court Assessment, Robert Barnoski and Steven Markussen
17. Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory, Robert D. Hoge
18. Early Assessment Risk Lists for Boys and Girls, Leena K. Augimeri, Christopher J. Koegl, Kathryn S. Levene, and Christopher D. Webster
19. Structured Assessment of Violent Risk in Youth, Randy Borum, Patrick A. Bartel, and Adelle E. Forth
20. Hare Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version, Adelle E. Forth

VI. Forensic Assessment Tools
21. The Risk-Sophistication-Treatment Inventory, Randall T. Salekin, Karen L. Salekin, Carl B. Clements, and Anne-Marie R. Leistico
22. Instruments for Assessing Understanding and Appreciation of Miranda Rights, Naomi E. Sevin Goldstein, Lois Oberlander Condie, and Rachel Kalbeitzer
23. MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool-Criminial Adjudication, Jennifer L. Woolard and Samantha Harvell

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