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Essential Elements of a Trauma-Informed Juvenile Justice System

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Helps programs who work with justice-involved youth better understand the steps to take to recognize and respond to the trauma-related needs of youth, family members, and staff working in the justice system. This guide offers trauma-informed policies and procedures to help make juvenile justice organizations safer and more effective by ensuring the physical and psychological safety of all youth, family members, and staff and promoting their recovery from the adverse effects of trauma.

Published in 2015