Conducting Youth Participatory Action Research Through a Healing-Informed Approach with System-Involved Latinas
The National Compadres Network (NCN) developed a project responding to the disparities in the juvenile justice system faced by Latina girls. Through this project, the NCN used a healing-informed curriculum […]
Parents’ Adverse Childhood Experiences and Their Children’s Behavioral Health Problems
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) include traumatic experiences associated with a higher risk of long-term behavioral problems and chronic illnesses. In this study, the researchers estimate the risk of child behavioral […]
The relationship between victimization and substance use among homeless and runaway female adolescents
Investigating the relationship between street exposure, childhood abuse, and different forms of street victimization with alcohol and marijuana use among 137 homeless and runaway female adolescents.
Relationship of childhood abuse and household dysfunction to many of the leading causes of death in adults
The original ACES study, finding a strong graded relationship between the breadth of exposure to abuse or household dysfunction during childhood and multiple risk factors for several of the leading causes of death in adults.