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South Dakota Focus: Juvenile Justice and Trauma (Full Episode)

The overlap between child trauma research and juvenile justice policy approaches in SD.

Experts are seeing a rise in antisocial and violent behavior among South Dakota's young people, especially since the onset of the pandemic. The effects of child trauma coupled with recent changes in state juvenile justice policy have left some families to fall through the cracks. For others, juvenile diversion programs offer a second chance to stay out of the juvenile justice system altogether.