CYFCP

Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health Partnerships

Section Chair’s Name and Contact Information

Sonja L. Frison, Ph.D., MPH
Section Chair and Research Assistant Professor
1001 W. Gate City Blvd., P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC  27402
Email: slfrison@uncg.edu
Phone:   336-334-3867

Section Description/Goal

To address needs at a community systems level by supporting the implementation of evidence based and best practices to improve the system of care for juvenile justice involved youth with substance abuse and/or mental health issues.

Section Initiatives/Project Names/Brief Description

  • Juvenile Justice Substance Abuse Mental Health Partnership (JJSAMHP)

The Juvenile Justice Substance Abuse Mental Health Partnership (JJSAMHP) Initiative is a statewide effort designed to support locally-driven, organized, coordinated and effective service delivery system improvements. The local teams work to provide a continuum of evidence-based and specialized mental health and substance abuse treatment options for individuals in the juvenile justice system and their families. The CYFCP provides training, technical assistance, and evaluation for the JJSAMHP.
Funder: East Carolina Behavioral Health (NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services and the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration)

  • Reclaiming Futures

Reclaiming Futures is a national initiative focused on a 6 Stage model for addressing More Treatment, Better Treatment and Beyond Treatment for juvenile justice involved youth with substance abuse and co-occurring issues. The CYFCP provides training, technical assistance and coaching for Reclaiming Futures local team and state team members.
Funder: North Carolina Department of Public Safety (The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust)

Collaborative Partners

 

NC Juvenile Justice Map