This webinar taught by Jacqueline van Wormer and James Puckett will help JDTC programs and staff understand JDTC client behavior through the lens of adolescent development, racism, trauma, and substance use. This webinar will familiarize JDTC programs and staff with the recent research surrounding the impact of trauma and substance use on the developing brain. In addition, this webinar will provide practical tips and techniques of how to respond to youth behaviors using and how to utilize solution-focused approaches.
- Jacqueline van Wormer, Ph.D., director of Juvenile Training and Technical Assistance, NADCP
- James Puckett, MS, LPC, LPCC, NCC, CSAC, MAC, CMHIMP, two private practice entities and serves as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
- Jessica Pearce, Senior Site Manager, NCJFCJ.
- Sherman James and the John Henryism Hypothesis
- Description: Epidemiologist Sherman James explores the startling effects of discrimination on the wellbeing of African Americans. He explains how the stressors induced by racial and economic oppression not only circumscribed opportunities but also adversely affected people’s physical health. Evoking the legend of the steel-driving man, James discusses how he developed the “John Henryism Hypothesis.”
- The Lost Streets of Chicago-BBC News
- Video: https://youtu.be/tbKp8OV6F64
- Description: The BBC’s Ian Pannell and Darren Conway explore a world where gangs and guns rule.
- The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
- Website: https://developingchild.harvard.edu/
- Philadelphia Ace Survey
- The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma- Bessel van der Kolk M.D.
- Link to book: https://www.amazon.com/Body-Keeps-Score-Healing-Trauma/dp/0143127748/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&gclid=CjwKCAjwn6GGBhADEiwAruUcKoEzYcyYi27FnhxiKgLPEPucabuj40BJ0WjCeG0fU1aBtwnFdkJv1RoCuJYQAvD_BwE&hvadid=241620573485&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9030895&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=e&hvrand=12428363046486251770&hvtargid=kwd-52082394281&hydadcr=15524_10340834&keywords=the+body+keeps+the+score&qid=1625001999&sr=8-1
- Seeing What’s Underneath: A Resource for Understanding Behavior and Using Language in Juvenile Court
- Adolescent Brian Cognitive Development
- Description: The ABCD study is the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States.
- Link to website: https://abcdstudy.org/
- Requesting Training and Technical Assistance (TTA)
- Description: TTA360 is a centralized TTA request system that allows you to submit a request to any of OJJDP’s providers, create and manage your own account, and view progress on your requests in real-time.
- Link to website: https://tta360.ojjdp.ojp.gov/?display=login&returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Ftta360%2Eojjdp%2Eojp%2Egov%2F
- Gabor Maté: In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts | Addiction Interview | Joe Polish
- Video: https://youtu.be/VvQYwOlx0HY
- Description: In a candid conversation about addiction, Dr. Gabor Maté and Joe Polish define what addiction is and why it’s actually a solution to pain.
- Keynote ACES to Assets 2019 – Dr. Gabor Maté – Trauma as disconnection from the self
- Video: https://youtu.be/tef5_HK5Zlc
- Description: Scotland is in the midst of a growing grassroots movement aimed at increasing public awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). We now have glaring scientific evidence that childhood adversity can create harmful levels of stress, especially if a child is left to manage their responses to that adversity without emotionally reliable relationships.
- Gabor Maté: https://drgabormate.com/
- Dopamine’s Role in Reward
- Video: https://youtu.be/kVoYpiiy7jg
- Description: Dopamine handles one particular aspect of a pleasurable salience – incentive salience
- How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris
- Video: https://youtu.be/95ovIJ3dsNk
- Description: Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect, and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. An impassioned plea for pediatric medicine to confront the prevention and treatment of trauma, head-on.