Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Youth Justice Assessment Clinic

Phone
Office Phone 416-535-8501 ext 30512
Fax 416-979-4996
Address/Location Info
Address Intergenerational Building
80 Workman Way, 5th Flr
Toronto, ON M6J 1H4
 
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Located In Community Toronto Central
Intersection Queen and Ossington
Description/Eligibility/Service Details
Description Judges, lawyers and probation officers working within the youth justice system typically refer youth to the clinic under Section 34 of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Once a referral is received, a staff person is assigned to coordinate work with the client. 
 
The assessment will begin by gathering information about the youth, his or her family, and any court-related issues. The assessment also involves interviews with the client and their parents/caregivers, questionnaire completion and gathering information from other involved professionals. The objective of the assessment is to understand the client’s situation, history and factors that might protect them from further antisocial behaviour or put them at risk for other problems. 
 
The assessment reports typically include mental health assessments, cognitive and academic assessments, and assessments focused on issues related to a youth’s criminal behaviour. The assessment reports also provide the court with concrete treatment plans and specific regional resources in order to best meet the varied needs of the youth. 
 
Types of Treatment and Services Offered 
*court-ordered assessments for youth 
*recommendations to courts, families and agencies 
*treatment referrals to community agencies
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Dates All year
Areas Served Greater Toronto Area ; Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s)
Application Judges, lawyers and probation services in the court system refer youth under the Criminal Justice System
Fees None
Languages English
Contact Information
Social Media Website Website: www.camh.ca/en/hospital/care_program_and_services/child_youth_and_family_program/Pages/guide_adolescent_service.aspx
E-Mail cheryl.hill@camh.ca
Website www.camh.net
Primary Contact Cheryl Hill, Clinic Secretary; Phone: ext 34952; Email: cheryl.hill@camh.ca
Alternate Contact Dr Tracey Skilling, Staff Psychologist; Phone: ext 34578
Other Info
Print Material Brochure
Service Level (30) Provincial Government
Subjects
CDRCP_CSI_HEADINGS Mental Health
Subjects Assessments ; Behavioural disorders ; Children ; Legal counselling ; Legal information ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Sexual offences ; Youth
Service Categories Anger Management ~ Young Offenders ; Forensic Mental Health Evaluation ~ Young Offenders

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