The National Youth Screening & Assessment Project (NYSAP)

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The National Youth Screening & Assessment Project (NYSAP) is a technical assistance and research center focused on juvenile justice and mental health services.   It is located at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, with support by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.  Since 2000, it has provided assistance to juvenile justice programs nationwide in their implementation of mental health screening and assessment, especially with the Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument - Second Version (MAYSI-2).