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Essential Elements of a Trauma-Informed Juvenile Justice System (2016)

This publication describes the eight essential elements of a trauma-informed juvenile justice system. These elements are: Trauma-Informed Policies and Procedures; Identification/Screening of Youth Who Have Been Traumatized; Clinical Assessment/Intervention for Trauma-Impaired Youth; Trauma-Informed Programming and Staff Education; Prevention and Management of Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS); Trauma-informed Partnering with Youth and Families; Trauma-Informed Cross System Collaboration; and Trauma-Informed Approaches to Address Disparities and Diversity.

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