Screening and Assessment in the Juvenile Justice System

This series describes the utility of screening and assessment for trauma in juvenile justice settings, specific instruments that are used or can be used in juvenile justice settings, how to best utilize data derived from screening and assessment, and recommendations for agencies and practitioners interested in implementing trauma-informed screening and assessment.

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In this webinar, presenters Stanley Rosenberg and Harriet Rosenberg describe a newly developed, web-based platform to conduct screening in juvenile justice settings and highlight recent findingsregarding the utilization ofthe web-based tool.
In this webinar, presenters discuss the many transitions experienced by young traumatized children in the child welfare system and the challenges that they pose for young children. Whether responding to the transition from the biological parents' home to a foster home, from foster home to foster home, or the changes brought on by reunification, those working with young children in the child welfare system will benefit from gaining an understanding of the many effects of these transitions as well as methods for appropriate facilitation of transitions.
In this webinar, David Foy and Julian Ford provide an overview of juvenile court evaluation procedures, highlight how PTSD and risk assessments are utilized within these evaluations, and discuss ways to improve their use.
In this webinar Patricia Kerig and Carly Dierkhising discuss the need for trauma-informed screening in juvenile justice settings while providing information on key differences between screening and assessment. The presentation highlights the benefits and challenges of two popular screening tools: the MAYSI and the UCLA PTSD-Reaction Index.