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Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Among Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Gives details about the growing number of girls in the juvenile justice system. This fact sheet outlines the prevalence of trauma exposure among girls involved in the justice system, the prevalence of PTSD among girls in justice settings, potential consequences of trauma for girls, the impact of the juvenile justice system on girls with trauma histories, and gender responsive programming.

Published in 2023