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Ten Things Every Juvenile Court Judge Should Know About Trauma and Delinquency
Kristine Buffington, Carly Dierkhising, Shawn Marsh
This report presents ten key concepts to explain how trauma affects youth in the juvenile justice system. Research shows that '...the majority of youth who develop a pattern of delinquent behaviors and experience subsequent juvenile court involvement have faced both serious adversities and traumatic experiences ', and also that '... youth who have multiple exposures to violence or victimization are at higher risk for mental health problems, behavioral problems, substance abuse, and delinquent …