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Intake Based Diversion: Strategic Innovations from the Mental Health/Juvenile Justice Action Network

Published Apr 1, 2011, The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice

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This report provides a detailed update and summary on the work of the MH/JJ Action Network's intake-based diversion strategic innovation group. The intention of the Action Network's Front-End Diversion Initiative is to divert youth with mental health related disorders away from adjudication in order to link youth and their families to formal or informal services and supports in the community.


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Models for Change was a juvenile justice systems reform initiative supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, website operated by Justice Policy Institute.