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In This Issue: Kansas Puts Children and Youth in Its Care At Risk; Number of Children in Immigration Custody at All Time High; New Report Shows Positive Results From Collaborative, Trauma-Informed, Youth-Centered Responses to CSEC

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The Prosecution Of Youth As Adults – 2015 Update - A County-Level Analysis Of Prosecutorial Direct File In California And Its Disparate Impact On Youth Of Color

This 2015 update of a previously released report examines the prosecution of youth as adults in California documents variations by

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California CSEC Policy Compendium

Since 2014, the California Legislature has been investing in the child welfare system’s capacity to identify and serve commercially sexually

The Prosecution Of Youth As Adults - A County-Level Analysis Of Prosecutorial Direct File In California And Its Disparate Impact On Youth Of Color

This report examining the prosecution of youth as adults in California documents variations by county in the use of “direct

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LCAP Year 2 Review

This report is a follow-up to the Year 1 LCAP Review, examining the Year 2 LCAPs of the Los Angeles

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Psychosocial Interventions for Traumatized Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: - Research, Evidence Base, and Clinical/Legal Challenges

Psychosocial interventions for posttraumatic stress reactions increasingly are recognized as a key component in the provision of juvenile justice services.

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Curbing the High Rates of Psychotropic Medication Prescriptions Among Children and Youth in Foster Care

This brief analyzes conditions contributing to the over-prescription of psych meds in foster care systems, identify promising interventions, present case

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Confidential Medical Release: Frequently Asked Questions from Schools and Districts

This document addresses some of the most frequently asked questions from schools and school districts about releasing California students for

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