Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Clinical Services at the San Francisco Juvenile Justice Center and Considerations for Working With Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Elizabeth Rody, MD
Medical Director
City and County of San Francisco

Mona Tahsini, MFT
Director of Behavioral Health Services
San Francisco Dept. of Public Health - Special Programs for Youth at Juvenile Hall


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, attendees will:

  • Be familiar with the history and evolving philosophies of rehabilitation and behavior health (BH) services for juvenile justice-involved youth
  • Be aware of which BH diagnoses are most frequently encountered in the juvenile justice setting, and underlying and precipitating factors
  • Be aware of the array of BH services offered to youth detained at the San Francisco Juvenile Justice Center (JJC), what to expect, and how to communicate with Special Programs for Youth (SPY) at SFJJC providers when working with youth with detention histories


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland: OPC Boardroom
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Building 3, Carr Auditorium


UCSF Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and are intended only for an audience of medical professionals.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for licensed physicians participating in this activity. To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

LP-190 Auditorium
401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143