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Creating trauma-informed correctional care: a balance of goals and environment

Creating trauma-informed correctional care: a balance of goals and environment

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This document explores the unique challenges and promises of trauma-informed correctional care and suggests strategies for administrative support, staff development, programming, and relevant clinical approaches. The document concluded that incorporating trauma recovery principles into correctional environments will require an understanding of criminal justice priorities, workforce development, and specific approaches to screening, assessment, and programming that helps unify the goals of clinical and security staff.

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