John’s path towards success

Accessing services for John*, a 14-year-old boy with private insurance—a real challenge! Another vital function of the Juvenile Court Clinics is to advise families about services to meet the needs of their kids. It is not often possible for individuals with private insurance to access services through the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) because CBHI…

Grace’s story

Grace*—a successful emergency intervention!  The Juvenile Court Clinics fulfill a number of crucial roles, such as providing emergency psychiatric evaluations of children.  Grace is a 13-year-old who dressed inappropriately, aimlessly wandered the streets, and attempted to break into cars.  When approached by a police officer, she became assaultive and required additional police officers to calm…