G-06 - Understanding and Treating Complex Trauma and Victimization (part 1)

This workshop will present findings from current research on trauma and co-occurring mental health issues among juvenile justice involved youth, and the implications for treatment. Evidence-based strategies for working with youth with sexually harmful behavior will be discussed.

Objectives:

  • Understand the relationship between complex trauma, and socioemotional and behavioral challenges among adjudicated youth with sexual and nonsexual offenses.
  • Review findings from current research on youth with sexual and nonsexual offenses.
  • Learn about evidence-based assessment and treatment through case studies.