Support policies in education, law enforcement, and the legal system that reflect evidence regarding brain development, combat systemic racism, and address the impact of trauma on individuals and communities.
- Policymakers can recognize that adolescents’ brains are not fully developed and adopt policies that view a child’s behavioral health needs as an opportunity for intervention to prevent further delinquent behavior.
- Parents can model good behavior and teach children how to resolve conflict appropriately.
- Everyone can get involved in community organizing with Community Organizing and Family Issues
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