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Social Work professor draws connection between the foster care and juvenile justice system

Social Work professor draws connection between the foster care and juvenile justice system

Isabella Nieto, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

With her recent research on youth involved in foster care and juvenile justice systems, professor of social work Sherri Simmon-Horton draws from her recent experiences working in the child welfare system to encapsulate the complexity and potential for trauma of such a system. The importance of st...