Clinical Services

Juvenile Court Consultation Program (JCCP) provides court-ordered clinical assessment and consultation services to the Juvenile Courts of Suffolk and Norfolk counties.

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Juvenile Court Consultation Program (JCCP)

The Juvenile Court Consultation Program (JCCP) provides court-ordered clinical assessment and consultation services to the Juvenile Courts of Suffolk and Norfolk counties. Services are provided through contracts with the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health’s Forensic Services Division and the Trial Court of Massachusetts.

JCCP staff is comprised of MGH psychologists, social workers, and masters level mental health clinicians who have completed a specialized state-supervised training and certification process (CJCC 1 & II). JCCP clinicians staff Juvenile Courts in Dedham and Dorchester and work alongside their DMH counterparts at the Boston Juvenile Court in downtown Boston.

What we do:

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We perform comprehensive evaluations of children, adolescents, and their families who are parties in a variety of legal matters in response to questions posed by the Court. 
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JCCP and DMH collaboratively sponsor education opportunities for an annual training class consisting of a post-doctoral fellow, master’s level social work interns, and pre-doctoral psychology interns.

 

Learn more about our staff members who provide clinical services.

Our Certifications

Certified Juvenile Court Clinicians (CJCC I & II) are clinicians who have completed a state-certified training and mentorship program, have passed an exam, and have been appointed by the Assistant Commissioner of Forensic Health Services to conduct CRA, C&P and delinquency disposition evaluations (CJCC I & II) and CST and CR evaluations (CJCC II only) for the juvenile court.