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Resources on Trauma and Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: Assessing Exposure to Psychological Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress in the Juvenile Justice Population
Assessing Exposure to Psychological Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress in the Juvenile Justice Population (PDF, 16 pages)
This resource discusses the importance of the screening and assessment of youth involved in the justice system for trauma exposure and related negative consequences. It provides information on screening tools, additional disorders related to the experience of trauma, legal and clinical considerations for trauma screening and assessment, and sources for more information.
Department of Health and Human Services