Category: trauma

Mar 06

Teaching—and Reaching—Students behind Bars

Education Week By Sarah D. Sparks There are no guardhouses or concertina-topped fences around the Wyoming Girls School. There’s no need; the correctional facility nestles on a rural road off Interstate 90, almost dead-center of the state at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains, and no student has tried to run away in the last …

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Jan 21

Assessments Often Miss Mental Health Issues for Youth on Probation

Medical Xpress By Bert Gambini An assessment tool used by many jurisdictions within the juvenile justice system that is intended to help recognize the effects of adversity and trauma in children’s lives is not the best means of evaluating mental health problems faced by at-risk youth, according to new study by a University at Buffalo …

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Sep 01

Addiction, Mental Health Clinic Will Open This Fall in Columbia, PA

Lancaster Online By Susan Baldrige  A new outpatient clinic that will treat both addiction and mental health issues is opening in Columbia this fall, according to the director of Lancaster County’s Drug and Alcohol Commission, Rick Kastner. “It’s treatment for co-occurring disorders,” Kastner said. “Someone could be an alcoholic with emotional issues or someone could …

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