19. Juvenile Justice Populations

  1. Edilma L. Yearwood PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,
  2. Geraldine S. Pearson PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN and
  3. Jamesetta A. Newland PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
  1. Deborah Shelton and
  2. Elizabeth Bonham

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch19

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

How to Cite

Shelton, D. and Bonham, E. (2012) Juvenile Justice Populations, in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (eds E. L. Yearwood, G. S. Pearson and J. A. Newland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813807867

Online ISBN: 9781118704660



  • Conduct disorder (CD);
  • Functional family therapy (FFT);
  • Juvenile justice populations;
  • Medical and mental health;
  • Mental illness and juvenile offending;
  • Multisystemic therapy (MST);
  • Substance abusing youth and juvenile offending


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Developmental Perspective

  • The Community Context

  • Medical and Mental Health Needs of Incarcerated Youth

  • Mental Illness and Juvenile Offending

  • Substance Abusing Youth and Juvenile Offending

  • Assessing Risk and Amenability to Treatment

  • Disproportionate Minority Confinement/Contact

  • Individualized Treatment Programming

  • Case Exemplar

  • Evidence-Based Practice

  • Nursing's Contributions to the Field

  • Conclusion

  • Websites/Resources

  • References