Sponsor: U.S. Department of Justice Office Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Principal Investigator: Dr. James Henry
Co-Principal Investigator: Dr. Ben Atchison, Dr. Chris Coryn
January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2013
An intra-country comparison group will be composed within each of the five counties and then analyzed utilizing structured equation modeling. The hypothesis is that youth who receive trauma informed interventions will have a reduction in recidivism in committing subsequent crimes, have increased academic progress, and reduced behavioral symtomology compared to those that are not participating in trauma assessment and treatment.