Strengthening our future: Key elements to developing a trauma-informed juvenile justice diversion program for youth with behavioral health conditions

Date: 2016
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

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Type:  Manual
Author:  National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice at Policy Research Associates, Inc., and the Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc.
Publisher:  National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice

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This report presents the current understanding of child trauma in the context of juvenile justice; identifies 9 implementation domains essential to achieving a trauma-informed juvenile justice diversion approach and highlights case examples from each state involved in the initiative (Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, and Tennessee)

Populations:  Youth
Settings:  Justice System, Juvenile Justice System
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Strategies:  Identify and Assist, Effective Care/Treatment