A. Identifying the Signs of Mental Illness B. The Screening Process C. The Assessment Process D. Self-Reporting Information E. Identifying the Signs of Mental Illness F. Report Your Observations Immediately and Trust Your Instincts G. Case Studies: Signs of Mental Illness H. Why Provide Treatment? I. What is Deliberate Indifference? J. Case Study: Deliberate Indifference K. The Role of the U.S. Department of Justice L. The Role of an Ombudsman M. Drag and Drop N. Treatment Strategies O. Treatment: Individual Counseling P. Group Counseling Q. Interactive Exercise R. Effective Treatment Programs S. Areas Addressed in Treatment T. Family Involvement in the Treatment Process U. Behavior Management Programs V. Behavior Contracting W. Meet Johnny X. Meet Scotty Y. Consistency: The Key to Success Z. Cognitive Behavioral Programs AA. The Path to Negative Behavior BB. Aggression Replacement Training (ART) CC. Psychotropic Medications DD. Psychotropic Medications: Relief from Symptoms EE. How Do Psychotropic Medications Help Juveniles? FF. Common Medication Prescribed for Youths with Mental Disorders GG. Common Medications and Side Effects HH. Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications II. Can Juveniles Be Forced to Take Medication? JJ. Washington vs. Harper: Criteria KK. Obstacles to Treatment: Youths LL. Obstacles to Treatment: Family MM. Your Role NN. Documenting the Behavior of Youths OO. What Information Should Be Documented? PP. Think Before You Write QQ. An Update on Tad RR. Documenting Tad’s Behavior SS. Tad: One Month later TT. Documenting Tad’s Behavior: One Month Later UU. Case Studies: Accurate Reporting VV. Common Mistakes in Documenting Behavior WW. Case Study: Making an Accurate Referral XX. Malingering YY. Recap: Making Referrals ZZ. The Role of the Youth Worker: The Treatment Process AAA. The Importance of Teamwork BBB. The Key to a Successful Relationship CCC. Understanding the Role of Mental Health Staff DDD. Summary EEE. References
Ms. Geiman is ACA’s Online Training Administrator. She also serves as the Academy’s instructional curriculum developer. Ms. Geiman has more than 20 years of experience in developing training programs for criminal justice professionals, including lesson plans, multimedia training programs, and print and online courses. She has received numerous awards for both print curricula and comprehensive video programs on topics such as criminal and juvenile justice, medical and mental health, supervision, management, and law. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. Disclosure: Diane Geiman has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.