Source: The Troubling Relationship Between Juvenile Detention and Long-Term Health In the weeks before they leave the juvenile detention center, incarcerated children in Connecticut meet with counselors from the Wheeler Clinic, a nonprofit that works with high-risk youth as they transition back into their community. They talk about social connections, they talk about…
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Thanks to a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, we were able to partner with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media to create a research page for our work on trauma and resiliency. We believe that understanding the impact of trauma, adopting trauma-informed practices and supporting resiliency is vital to the long-term success of our work, and there's a growing body of research to support us. Trauma, especially in childhood, has a significant impact on people's physical, mental and behavioral health. Trauma is not destiny, however, and evidence-based practices that promote resiliency in individuals and communities are an important part of our work. We hope that this page will serve as a resource for other organizations engaging in similar efforts.