Mental Health Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice

Edited by Thomas Grisso, Gina M. Vincent, and Daniel Seagrave

February 24, 2005
ISBN 9781593851323
Price: $63.00
397 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"

Thomas Grisso, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Psychology, and Coordinator of the Law and Psychiatry Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. His research, teaching, and clinical practice focus on forensic mental health evaluations and services. Dr. Grisso has received numerous awards, including the American Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy, and has authored several books on psychology and juvenile justice. He is also a member of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice.

Gina M. Vincent, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Law and Psychiatry Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is Co-Investigator of the National Norms for the MAYSI-2 project, funded by the William T. Grant Foundation, and Project Director of the Juvenile Adjudicative Competence project, funded by the MacArthur Foundation. Dr. Vincent has published and presented widely in the areas of juvenile psychopathy, juvenile sex offending, violence risk assessment, and mental disorder in juvenile justice.

Daniel Seagrave, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist who holds a Diplomate in Forensic Psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is the former Director of the Forensic Division of the New Mexico State Hospital. Dr. Seagrave's private practice focused on forensic evaluations for both criminal and juvenile court. He is currently employed as a clinical psychologist with the Los Alamos National Laboratory. His research interests include juvenile violence risk assessment and the application of psychopathy concepts to juvenile offenders.