Category: trauma-informed care

A Chance to Restart: Care and Support Are Critical for Women Leaving Prison

The Cap Times By Lisa Speckhard Pasque Holly and Candy Long were born just about a year apart and looked alike in the way only sisters do. But along with their brown, deep-set eyes, they shared a rocky childhood and family history of mental illness. As adults, both ended up incarcerated at Taycheedah Correctional Institution, …

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Register for Expert Q&A: Working with At-Risk Youth with High Levels of Trauma and Risk for (Re)Victimization

Hosted by the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center Organizations that serve at-risk youth with high levels of trauma and (re)victimization should be well versed in trauma-informed care. This session will address how to mitigate the risk for both (re)victimization and criminal offending, the overlap between victims and youth who commit …

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