Juvenile Justice & Assessment/Ongoing Projects
Title: Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc.
Dates: 1/1/2012 - 3/31/2013
Funder: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
PI: Thomas Grisso, Ph.D.
Description: This subcontract assists juvenile justice sites in eight states to develop programs for diverting arrested youth from juvenile justice processing, thus increasing their access to community services. CMHSR’s role involves training and technical assistance at 2 two-day “policy academy” events that train the states to develop and plan mental health and risk/needs screening for use in their diversion programs. It also provides for state-by-state technical assistance as they implement those plans.