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The importance of trauma informed care in juvenile justice [video blog]
CJCJ's Christa Collins discusses what trauma informed care is, and why it is so effective in serving justice-involved youth.   ~ Christa Collins CJCJ Communications and Policy
Positive youth justice: investing in California's strengths
There is a shift taking place in the landscape of California's juvenile justice system.  In an effort to move away from a punitive model which has historically framed youth involved in the juvenile justice system as a liability, a new framework has emerged.  Traditionally, juvenile justice has been rooted in a deficit based approach that focuses on addressing the youth's problem behaviors such as poor decision making or addiction.  By placing emphasis on the acts of delinquency alone,…
San Francisco's Community Approach Towards "Wrapping" High-Needs Youth
San Francisco's Community Approach Towards "Wrapping" High-Needs Youth California Progress Report, July 12, 2012

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