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Juvenile Mental Health Court

Presiding Judge Edward Joseph


Mission Statement
The mission of the 3rd Circuit Court’s Juvenile Mental Health Court is to identify youth with mental health issues and divert them from the formal court docket; to connect youth and their families to appropriate services in the community; to reduce the number of youth with mental health issues who reoffend; to increase adherence to appropriate services for mental health issues by using a multidisciplinary team approach to develop and monitor service plans and compliance.