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resourses needed for 15 yr old in Ca

Discussion in 'Juvenile Crime, Law & Court' started by mommacat, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. mommacat

    mommacat Law Topic Starter Guest

    Where can I go to get resources for my defiant, disrespectful 15 yr old. She won't go to school, is smoking pot with her friends, physically and verbally abusive to her sisters. She's out of control, doesnt want to live here. "Hates us". Im at its end. It is affecting our family. The other 2 kids one older, one younger dislike being around her. She doesn't like when you touch her things, but will be the first to go through your room to take what she wants. She has a therapist, wont go see her. Had to call the police today to get her to school.
  2. army judge

    army judge Super Moderator

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    You can start by getting her committed under an emergency order for a psych eval TODAY.

    Then you can petition the juvenile court to intervene because of truancy, stealing, and drug abuse.

    CHINS or PINS petition in Californa:

    CHINS - child in need of services
    PINS - peron in need of services

    When a Teenager is Out of Control

    Children in Need of Services (CHINS) Overview - Avvo.com

    Chins petition | Legal Advice

    Your local police, hospital emergency room can help with the emergency psych eval.

    CA Codes (wic:5150-5155)

    Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health-Our Services-Countywide Services-Countywide Detail
  3. ElleMD

    ElleMD Well-Known Member

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    You are the parent. She doesn't get a choice in going to a therapist. If you can't handle raising her, get her into a residential school for students with behavior issues or mental/emotional issues.

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