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Trauma and the Environment of Care in Juvenile Institutions

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Outlines the environment of care in juvenile institutions. This brief, written by Sue Burrell at the Youth Law Center, describes incarceration as a traumatic event, how to do trauma-informed care in institutions, how to create a safe environment, protect against re-traumatization, challenges to creating a trauma-informed environment of care, and best practices and support for a trauma-informed environment.

Published in 2013