Bridging Two Worlds : Youth Involved in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems , A Policy Guide for Improving Outcomes


Sara, an eighth grade student, was showing many problem behaviors. She repeatedly was in trouble for starting fights and making statements about wanting to harm others. Instead of a court referral, school officials had Sara evaluated. It was determined that she had some mental health issues due to past trauma. She was referred to therapy for depression and… (More)