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National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Juvenile Justice

Description

The NIMH DISC-IV is a highly structured diagnostic interview that is designed to assess more than 30 psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents; it can be administered by lay interviewers after a minimal training period. The interview is available in both English and Spanish versions.

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

Language
Qualifications required for staff to administer the tool?

Yes

Cost of materials
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

Population Age From
12
Population age to
17
Language
Qualifications required for staff to administer the tool?

No

Cost of materials