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FREE Webinar: Understanding Girls and the Juvenile Justice System – A Review of Recent National Data – September 24 at 2 PM

Participants will learn about available data resources relating to victimization of and offending by girls, and the juvenile justice system’s response to law-violating behavior involving girls. The presenters will demonstrate information available…
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Severe Bullying in Childhood May Hike Teen Mental Health Risk – PsychCentral

A new study has found that children who were severally bullied are at a higher risk of mental health issues during adolescence. Read more.
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Advocates Say Cyntoia Brown’s Case is Part of the ‘Sexual Abuse-to-Prison’ Pipeline – NPR

The case of Cyntoia Brown is back in the news as numerous celebrities demand justice. Brown, a human-trafficking victim, was convicted of murdering a man who she claims she believed was going to harm her. Brown was ultimately sentenced to life…
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Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Risk of Criminal Justice Involvement and Victimization Among Homeless Adults With Mental Illness – Psychiatry Online

A study released this year as found that adverse child experiences (ACEs) are highly prevalent among people who are homeless. The study examined how ACEs affect an individual's risk of involvement in the criminal justice system, as well as victimization…