Sacramento County Juvenile Probation – Trauma Informed Awareness Day
Source: Sacramento County Probation Department
Resource Type: Video or Multimedia
Focus Population: People with Juvenile Justice System Involvement
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System
The Sacramento Board of Supervisors declared May 22nd as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Resilience Awareness and Action Day to emphasize the importance of understanding, preventing and treating childhood trauma in order to improve the health and future prosperity of our entire community. The Sacramento County Probation Department understands this and has embraced the essential elements of a trauma informed juvenile justice system. The Juvenile Operation Divisions (Youth Detention Facility, Juvenile Court, Juvenile Placement, and Juvenile Field Services) has focused efforts on becoming a trauma informed agency.