Trauma-Informed Care at Detention Centers Webinar

On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 2pm-3:30pm EDT, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the National Center for Youth in Custody will present a Webinar, Trauma-Informed Care, to discuss the use of trauma-informed care in juvenile detention centers and how to implement related programs.  To register, go here.

For an overview of the need for trauma-informed care, see Trauma Among Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: Critical Issues and New Directions by Julian D. Ford, John F. Chapman, Josephine Hawke and David Albert, published by the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice (June 2007).

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network also a myriad of resources for families and professionals.

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