Commitment through Delinquency Pulling together two worlds…
There is a difference between commitment after being found incapable of proceeding in delinquency and placement in a mental health facility as part of a delinquency disposition. Distinction: Capacity/Disposition
What are “Levels” in Delinquency? • What are “Levels” in Mental Health? • What are “Levels” in the facility? Mental Health levels versus Delinquency levels
Become familiar with the Delinquency dispositional charts Delinquency Dispositional Alternatives
Be careful about how things are worded in court orders. Specific Words in the Order matter
Is it really a violation of probation? Motions for Review
Do I have to finish treatment if my probation ends? Extending Probation for treatment
Commitment criteria • Burden of Proof • Procedures • Recommendations for Continued Commitment 122C: Commitment Review Hearings
Impact of probationary judgment on due process rights and how to handle in the commitment hearing Waiving Rights?
The Mental Health attorney may or may not have a copy of the delinquency order. How do you get a copy? Communication and Documentation
What happens when clinical recommendations and court recommendations clash? Conflicts between the two systems
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