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Immigrant Youth, Homelessness, Stressors and Trauma

April 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Vulnerable Youth: Stressors, Trauma and the Struggle  to Survive

Stressors and Trauma for Refugee and Immigrant Youth
Julian Ford, PhD
Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry and Law, UConn Health

Immigrant Youth and Connecticut Law
Patricia Marealle, Esq.
Immigrant Justice Project, Center for Children’s Advocacy

Youth Homelessness in Connecticut
Adam Yagaloff, Esq.
Teen Legal Advocacy Project, Center for Children’s Advocacy



Primer for Juvenile Court Judges: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Judicial Decision Making for Newcomer Immigrant Youth in Juvenile Justice Proceedings, Feb 2019, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice, Julian Ford, Maureen Allwood, Carly Baetz & Neha Desai
The University of Connecticut Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice (CTRJJ) brings together national leaders from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Fordham University, New York University, the University of Utah, and the National Center for Youth Law who work with traumatized youth involved in—or at risk for—the juvenile justice and law enforcement systems. CTRJJ works nationally with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network to enable systems, providers, and organizations to adopt, adapt, and deliver strengths-focused and evidence-based trauma specific interventions.

April 25
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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