A Trauma-Informed Approach to Judicial Decision-Making for Newcomer Immigrant Youth in Juvenile Justice Proceedings: Benchcard for Juvenile Court Judges

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This benchcard for juvenile court judges presents a trauma-informed approach to judicial decision-making for newcomer immigrant youth in juvenile justice proceedings. Created by attorneys and mental health experts on trauma, juvenile justice, and immigration, this benchcard is the product of the Center for Trauma & Juvenile Justice, the National Center for Youth Law, and the Refugee Trauma & Resilience Center, in partnership with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.