Mental Health Matters
Forensic Edition
March 2018
Published by:  Lepage Associates
Psychological & Psychiatric Services
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 Using a Forensic Psychologist in the Juvenile Justice System

We are often asked by parents, attorneys, and other professionals how our forensic psychologists can be utilized in juvenile justice. In this article, we highlight several types of services for juvenile justice:

Psychological Evaluations assess a youth's general psychological functioning via interviews, record reviews, collateral contacts, and measures of personality and behavioral functioning. Psychological evaluations can be beneficial when there are concerns of mental illness, trauma, or long histories of mental health issues. Diagnostic clarification further assists with guiding mental health treatment (e.g., psychotherapy, psychiatry, skills groups, etc.) and determining if other services (occupational therapy, community organizations, etc.) are needed.
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