Dual System Youth:

At the Intersection of Child Maltreatment and Delinquency From the National Institute of Justice Journal. “Youth who have experienced both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems have complex needs that require collaborative, multipronged interventions.” https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/dual-system-youth-intersection-child-maltreatment-and-delinquency

How America failed students with disabilities during the pandemic

Article from Washington Post, May 2021. My child’s 504 plan all but vanished during the pandemic. I feel fortunate that both parents were able to work from home and become the de facto special ed team. Not all families had those resources. https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/05/20/students-disabilities-virtual-learning-failure/

Trauma Informed Care

Is Trauma Informed Care (TIC) part of your organization’s service delivery? Trauma Informed Oregon (TIO) provides free online, self-guided trauma-informed care training videos. There is a quiz and certificate of completion for completing all of the videos. From their website: “TIO’s Introduction to TIC Online Training Modules include four self-directed modules that walk you through …

Getting Uncovered

things are not getting worse, they are getting uncovered. we must hold each other tight and continue to pull back the veil. adrienne maree brown