Lisa Jacobs

New Tool Will Help Form Responses to Adolescent Domestic Battery

In other words, did the Adolescent Domestic Battery Typology Tool work? And is it value added for the field? The study, which is described as including the “largest reported sample of youth who have been arrested for an act of domestic battery toward a parent,” indicated that the answers to both questions is yes.


What Does Trauma-informed Mean to Foster Youth?

For three decades, I have listened in awe to the brave voices of children, youth and families who have shared, in anguish, their past experiences — experiences that anyone would objectively call “adverse” and ones that can have lasting effects on health and well-being.