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National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families
Description

The MAYSI-2 is a brief behavioral health screening tool designed especially for juvenile justice programs and facilities. It identifies youths 12 through 17 years old who may have important,pressing behavioral health needs. Its primary use is in juvenile probation,diversion programs,and intake in juvenile detention or corrections. The MAYSI-2 is a self-report inventory of 52 questions (5-10 minutes). The questions ask the youth to answer YES or NO to having experienced various thoughts,feelings or behaviors in the past few months. A version is available in Spanish.

Additional links:https://www.jaacap.org/article/S0890-8567(09)61304-6/fulltext

Measure Subject
Juvenile Justice
Mental Health
Mental Health and Overall Well-Being
Substance Abuse
Suicide
Trauma
Language
English
Spanish
Qualifications required for staff to administer the tool?

No

Cost of materials
$$$