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Webinar: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Criminal Justice System: From Arrest to Community Supervision, March 2

The National Association for Public Defense is hosting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Criminal Justice System: From Arrest to Community Supervision on March 2, 2018, at 3:00 PM. About the Webinar Fetal Alcohol Spectrum…
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Severe Bullying in Childhood May Hike Teen Mental Health Risk – PsychCentral

A new study has found that children who were severally bullied are at a higher risk of mental health issues during adolescence. Read more.
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Advocates Say Cyntoia Brown’s Case is Part of the ‘Sexual Abuse-to-Prison’ Pipeline – NPR

The case of Cyntoia Brown is back in the news as numerous celebrities demand justice. Brown, a human-trafficking victim, was convicted of murdering a man who she claims she believed was going to harm her. Brown was ultimately sentenced to life…
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Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Risk of Criminal Justice Involvement and Victimization Among Homeless Adults With Mental Illness – Psychiatry Online

A study released this year as found that adverse child experiences (ACEs) are highly prevalent among people who are homeless. The study examined how ACEs affect an individual's risk of involvement in the criminal justice system, as well as victimization…