Learning Objectives

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of preventative programming for key delinquency risks and outcomes.
  2. Evaluate the evidence of maltreatment, trauma, and mental health interventions and programs.
  3. Understand what evidence-based programming means and what its importance is to the juvenile justice system.
  4. Discuss trauma-informed care and what assessment tools and interventions are most effective in helping children, adolescents, and their families.
  5. Identify common interventions and approaches that are supported by evidence-based outcomes in the juvenile justice and other youth-caring systems.
  6. Critically analyze effective mental health prevention and intervention programs.