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Trauma in the Lives of Gang-Involved Youth: Tips for Volunteers and Community Organizations

Author(s)
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Date Published
2009
Length
4 pages
Description

This tip sheet outlines some of the ways that youth may respond to trauma, common traumatic stress reactions, how gangs appeal to traumatized youth, and how caring adults can make a difference. It also provides some statistics about gang-involved youth and their exposure to traumatic events.

Date Published: January 1, 2009