Video and Multimedia

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Video 1: Turnaround for Children: The Science of Adversity
Description: Pamela Cantor, M.D., President and CEO of Turnaround for Children explains the science of adversity, with a particular focus on children living in poverty.

Video 2: Clark County Washington Juvenile Court: Aggression Replacement Training 
Description: This video from the Clark County, Washington, explains their program, which teaches youth how to control their emotions, behavior, and cognitive processes to support lifelong social skills.

Web 1: Mental Health Screening with Juvenile Justice: The Next Frontier
Description: Page 24 (Appendix C) of this study provides a reference card for Texas MAYSI-2 Protocol.

Web 2: Justice Department Discourages the Use of “Scared Straight Program” 
Description: OJJDP news article that explains why the Justice Department believes the “Scared Straight” approach is ineffective and possibly harmful to youth.

Web 3: Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines
Description: The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)