Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $900,000)
The OJJDP FY 09 Earmarks Programs further the Department's mission by providing grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, to organizations identified in the Explanatory Statement Regarding H.R. 1105 (Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009), 155 Cong. Rec. H1653 (daily ed. Feb. 23, 2009) (statement by Rep. Obey, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the House).
BJC Behavioral Health in partnership with the local Juvenile Division and System of Care Board will provide early identification and intervention to reduce juvenile delinquent behaviors by screening all new admissions to the Juvenile Detention Center and those entering the Family Court system. It is anticipated that of the 300 youth (under age 18) per year screened, more than 100 will be offered Case Management and Community Support Services, psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring. Psychosocial Rehabilitation services will include computer training, social and life skills programs. These interventions will be supplemented as needed with Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment. NCA/NCF