The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, with support from OJJDP, have released "Disrupting School-Justice Pathways for Youth with Behavioral Health Needs." This technical assistance bulletin provides response strategies for stakeholders to divert youth with behavioral health needs away from the juvenile justice system.
Resources:• View and download the bulletin.
• Access OJJDP's Diversion Programs I-Guide on OJJDP's Model Programs Guide.
• See OJJDP's Model Programs Guide literature review on diversion from formal juvenile court processing.