Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the most common mental health problems within the child and adolescent population and compare for differences to the juvenile court population.
  2. Interpret how certain mental health problems increase the risk for delinquency.
  3. Examine the pathways across child and adolescent mental health problems, trauma, and juvenile court involvement.
  4. Describe how juvenile justice correctional facilities have become psychiatric facilities.
  5. Appraise the most important disability rights for children and adolescents and their impact on school and education-related services