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Author Heilbrun, Kirk

Title Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition : Law, Science, and Practice
Published Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2017


Description 1 online resource (367 pages)
Series International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health
International perspectives on forensic mental health.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; CHAPTER 1 THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES: HISTORY RELEVANT TO DISPOSITION, TRANSFER, AND REVERSE TRANSFER; Defining Disposition, Transfer, and Reverse Transfer; Juvenile Justice, Disposition, and Transfer: Relevant History; The Contemporary Juvenile System: Salient Issues; Contemporary Juvenile Justice: An Overview; Conclusion; CHAPTER 2 LEGAL CONTEXT OF TRANSFER, REVERSE TRANSFER, AND DISPOSITION; Supreme Court Jurisprudence; Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
Transfer, Reverse Transfer, and AdjudicationDisposition; Role of Forensic Mental Health Professionals; Conclusion; CHAPTER 3 FOUNDATIONS OF EVALUATIONS; Forensic Mental Health Assessment; Conclusion; CHAPTER 4 DEVELOPMENTAL ASPECTS OF EVALUATION; Adolescent Development; Conclusion; CHAPTER 5 RISK ASSESSMENT; Important Considerations in Risk Assessment; Empirical Evidence on Juvenile Risk Assessment; Juvenile Risk Assessment Instruments; Conclusion; CHAPTER 6 TREATMENT NEEDS AND AMENABILITY; Treatment Amenability: Legal Context; Defining Treatment Amenability; Assessing Treatment Amenability
Making Treatment Recommendations and Identifying OutcomesFuture Directions; Conclusion; CHAPTER 7 SOPHISTICATION-MATURITY; Legal Context; Defining Sophistication-Maturity; Research on Sophistication-Maturity in Legal Contexts; Assessing Sophistication-Maturity; Conclusion; CHAPTER 8 TRANSFER AND REVERSE TRANSFER; Transfer to Criminal Court; Reverse Transfer to Juvenile Court; Federal Transfer and Adjudication; Research On Transfer and Reverse Transfer; Relevant Models of Forensic Mental Health Assessment; Law, Science, Ethics, and Practice Authority Relevant to Transfer and Reverse Transfer
ConclusionCHAPTER 9 EVALUATING DISPOSITION AND PLACEMENT; Dispositional Options; Juvenile Diversion Programs; Juvenile Prevention Programs; Effectiveness of Prevention Interventions and Juvenile Court Dispositions; Conducting Disposition Evaluations; Conclusion; CHAPTER 10 JUVENILE RESENTENCING; Relevant Law; The Context of Post-Montgomery Sentencing and Resentencing Evaluations; Considerations for Forensic Mental Health Professionals; Conclusion; CHAPTER 11 INTERNATIONAL JUVENILE JUSTICE MODELS AND TRENDS; United Nations Conventions on Juvenile Justice; Models of Juvenile Justice; Conclusion
CHAPTER 12 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LAW AND POLICY, PRACTICE, AND RESEARCHRecommendations for Law and Policy; Recommendations for Practice; Recommendations for Research; Conclusion; References; Cases; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Juvenile justice, Administration of.
Juvenile delinquency -- Psychological aspects
Juvenile delinquents -- Psychological testing
Juvenile delinquents -- Risk assessment
Forensic psychology.
LAW -- Criminal Law -- General.
Forensic psychology.
Juvenile delinquency -- Psychological aspects.
Juvenile delinquents -- Psychological testing.
Juvenile justice, Administration of.
Form Electronic book
Author DeMatteo, David
King, Christopher
Filone, Sarah
ISBN 9781317340126