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Applicants Sought for Mental Health Training for Juvenile Corrections Agencies

October 20, 2014

Mental  Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change logoThe Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change is seeking applications for its Mental Health Training Initiative for State and Local Juvenile Detention and Correctional Systems. This initiative is designed for state, regional, and local juvenile justice agencies that oversee and manage juvenile detention and/or juvenile correctional facilities and systems. As many as six sites will be selected to receive instruction on the Mental Health Training Curriculum for Juvenile Justice. Training will address adolescent development, mental health disorders and treatment, the critical role of families, and practical strategies for engaging and interacting with youth. OJJDP and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation are supporting this initiative. Applications are due October 31, 2014.

Resources:

Download an application.

E-mail Ashley Degnan with questions, indicating "MHTC-JJ Training Initiative" in the subject line, or call at 1-866-962-6455 ext. 7.