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In Mental Health Care, Are We Treating the Symptom But Not the Cause?
- Sep 16, 2016
New America Media quotes CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani on the ineffectiveness of mental health treatment for youth in detention for whom detention is often re-traumatizing.
CJCJ’s Sentencing Service Program keeps youth in juvenile court
- Erica Webster, Aug 20, 2015
When a prosecutor wants to try a youth as an adult, defense attorneys reach out to Nisha Ajmani, program manager for CJCJ’s Sentencing Service Program (SSP), to keep that youth in the juvenile justice system.
CJCJ in the news: Treating Broken Hearts With Poor Mental Health Services
- Aug 3, 2015
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Lauren Barretto on the lack of adequate screening for, and evaluation of, mental health needs in the juvenile justice system.
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