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National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention


Judges and Child Trauma: Findings from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network/National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Focus Groups

Child trauma is endemic in the juvenile justice system. At least 75% of youth involved in the juvenile delinquency system have experienced traumatic victimization, and 1111–50% have developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Many of these young peopl ...

Resource Type
OrganizationThe National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The most disadvantaged, troubled students in the South and the nation attend schools in the juvenile justice systems. These children, mostly teenagers, usually are behind in school, possess substantial learning disabilities, exhibit recognizable behavior ...

Resource Type
OrganizationSouthern Education Foundation

 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ)

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